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Re: RFC: debhelper v2

Brian Almeida wrote:
  >On Tue, Apr 27, 1999 at 12:19:09PM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
  >> What a nice little command line.  Also irrelevant.  I said *patch*
  >> cannot cope, not *diff* cannot.
  >Perhaps you'd like to provide more details. I have it creating nested
  >directories (eg foo/bar/baz, when foo/bar does not exist) just fine.

I find that patch does not create missing files if POSIXLY_CORRECT is set.

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