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Re: ftp site and dpkg

> Well, it's actually patch that does the job (sort of). I have never gotten 
> a diff file to actually produce the upstream source from the Debian 
> source. Patch does ask if you wish to reverse the patch, but as often as 

Patch can't quite guess right for the "new file" diffs, which look the
same as an insertion with no context might, so it doesn't prompt you
for those files. If you do an explicit "patch -R" the right thing
should happen.

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