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GenPat - A program to create patch files in VPatch format.

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NAME

GenPat - A program to create patch files in VPatch format.

SYNOPSIS

GenPat [ -R] [-B=64] [-V] [-O] [-A=500] [source] [target] [patch.pat]

DESCRIPTION

This manual page documents briefly the GenPat command.
This manual page was written for the Debian (TM) distribution because the original program does not have a manual page. Instead, it has documentation in the HTML format; see below.
GenPat is a program that creates installer programs for Windows.

OPTIONS

-R
Replace a patch with same contents as source silently if it already exists.
-B=64
Set blocksize (default=64), multiple of 2 is required.
-V
More verbose information during patch creation.
-O
Deactivate match limit of the -A switch (sometimes smaller patches).
-A=500
Maximum number of block matches per block (improves performance). Default is 500, larger is slower. Use -V to see the cut-off aborts.

EXIT STATUS

0
Success
1
Arguments missing
2
Other error
3
Source file already has a patch in specified patch file (=error)

SEE ALSO

GenPat is documented more fully in the HTML file /usr/share/doc/nsis/Docs/VPatch/Readme.html.

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org> for the Debian (TM) system.

AUTHOR

Paul Wise
Created man page
Copyright © 2005 Paul Wise
 
October 5, 2005 GenPat manual