imap-maildir: help using the patch command
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1. Help using the patch command
Not everyone knows how to use the
patch command to apply
these patches. (Heck, first time I patched the Linux kernel it took
me waaay too long to figure out the patch man page and what to do.) So, here is a
quick guide to applying these patches.
This assumes you have downloaded the files into
and you will be building the server in
Then build the server.
$ cd /usr/src
$ gunzip -c imap-4.5.tar.gz | tar xf -
$ cd imap-4.5
$ gunzip -c ../imap-4.5-maildir980721.drhfu.patch.gz | patch -p1
$ patch -p1 < ../imap-4.5-qmail.patch
$ patch -p1 < ../imap-4.5-createproto.patch
$ patch -p1 < ../imap-4.5-mdirlist.patch
$ patch -p1 < ../imap-4.5-maildir980721-rename.patch
$ patch -p1 < ../imap-4.5-maildir980721-delete.patch
docs/BUILD files to get you going
on building the server.