Using patch-2.0.12u3, I tried to do the first upgrade. I got the
argo.math.ucla.edu> patch -p0 < upg3r1p1.dif
Hmm... Looks like a unified diff to me...
The text leading up to this was:
[... about 200 lines of text ...] |Now for the upgrade itself |========================== | |diff -u doc/aboutgap.tex doc/aboutgap.tex |--- doc/aboutgap.tex Thu Apr 9 14:06:31 1992 |+++ doc/aboutgap.tex Thu Apr 30 14:38:06 1992 -------------------------- File to patch: ^C [ I exited with control C ] I tried again using -pO instead of -p0 (literal rather than numeral) and got the same result. This doesn't agree with the statement in the upgrade that
Versions of 'patch' before 18.104.22.168 (patchlevel 12u4) don't
| understand the unified 'diff' format of this upgrade file. In
| you will see the following message.
| Hmm... I can't seem to find a patch in there anywhere.
I tried to install patch-2.0.12u4 (obtained from samson), but the
Configure process exited unsuccessfully. Has anyone succeeded either
in installing patch-2.0.12u4 on a Next or in doing the upgrade with