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From Martin Sebor <>
Subject Re: [patch] Exec utility memory leak fix
Date Fri, 25 Aug 2006 19:50:42 GMT
Andrew Black wrote:
> Greetings Martin.
> I think the problem is that the Solaris patch utility has problems with 
> whitespace fuzz (specifically with changes in trailing whitespace).

I figured it had something to do with whitespace.

> When I pulled your attached copy of the patch and applied it (on my 
> linux box), I recieved the following message:
> [ablack@quandry util]$ patch < leakfix.diff
> patching file runall.cpp
> Hunk #1 succeeded at 73 with fuzz 1.

I wonder if the spaces might have been introduced into the text
of the patch by one of our mailers or by ezmlm. It might be best
to avoid pasting patches into email and instead attach them as


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