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|Version identifier=2.5.9
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|Version date=2009-03-26
|Version date=2009-04-08
|Version status=stable
|Version status=alpha
|Version download=http://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/patch/patch-2.5.9-38-g1818b03.tar.gz
|Version download=http://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/patch/patch-2.5.9-107-g2e58311.tar.gz
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Revision as of 11:23, 12 April 2011



GNU version of Larry Wall's program that takes "diff's" output and applies it to an original file to generate a modified version of that file. Normally, the patched versions are put in place of the originals. Backups can be made.


User manual included

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:patch


Download version 2.6.1 (stable)
released on 30 December 2009


Related Projects


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Kelly Hopkins7 January 2010

Leaders and contributors

Andreas Gruenbacher Maintainer
Christopher R. Gabriel Maintainer
David MacKenzie Contributor
Wayne Davison Contributor

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer Mailing List Subscribe http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/patch-commit
Developer Download http://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/patch/
Bug Tracking E-mail mailto:bug-patch@gnu.org
Developer Homepage http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/patch
Bug Tracking Bug Tracking http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?group=patch
Bug Tracking Mailing List Subscribe http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-patch

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 May 2010.


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