A distribution so widely used as this one eventually develops numerous barnacles as the result of porting to new systems, idosyncratic new features and just plain bugs. In order to help keep order and make maintenance bearable, we ask that proposed changes to the distribution be submitted in the following form.
diff - c). Yes, we know there are newer, more sophisticated schemes, but not all our friends have mustered the energy to install them.
patch -p <your_patch>
./htmlfiles as well. See the A Beginner's Guide to HTML page for a tutorial.
Note that a complete patch history back to the dark ages is kept in
./patches directory, which may be helpful to see if the
same problem occured in another port, etc. Your patch will be saved in
that directory with file name in the form
where nnn currently is approaching 200. All patches in this
directory have been made; so, if yours is there, it is in the
Thanks for your contribution and happy chime.