[arch-dev-public] [signoff] patch 2.5.9-1

Andreas Radke a.radke at arcor.de
Sun May 4 11:43:06 EDT 2008

an old outstanding update someone found and flagged. other
distros(Debian, Gentoo, Frugal) also use 2.5.9 as their last stable


Changes in versions 2.5.8 and 2.5.9: bug fixes only.

Changes in version 2.5.7:

* patch -D now outputs preprocessor lines without comments, as required
  by POSIX 1003.1-2001.

Changes in version 2.5.6:

* File names in context patches may now contain spaces, so long
  as the context patch headers use a tab to separate the file name
  from the time stamp.
* Perforce is now supported.
* Patch lines beginning with "#" are comments and are ignored.

Changes in version 2.5.5:

* The bug reporting address is now <bug-patch at gnu.org>.

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