The AROS Archives(anonymous IP: 3.235.108.188,155) 
 HomeRecentStatsSearchSubmitUploadsMirrorsContactInfoDisclaimerConfigAdmin
 Menu


 Categories

   o Audio (102)
   o Datatype (15)
   o Demo (30)
   o Development (239)
   o Document (27)
   o Driver (18)
   o Emulation (54)
   o Game (446)
   o Graphics (186)
   o Library (27)
   o Network (51)
   o Office (14)
   o Utility (225)
   o Video (20)

Total files: 1454

Full index file
Recent index file

Part of aros exec
 Readme for:  Development » Misc » spatch.i386-aros.lha

SPatch

Description: Clone of SAS binary file patcher
Download: spatch.i386-aros.lha       (TIPS: Use the right click menu if your browser takes you back here all the time)
Size: 55kb
Version: 6.51rel4
Date: 13 Feb 21
Author: Stefan Haubenthal
Submitter: aGGreSSor [CPU]
Requirements: ABIv0; i386, InstallerLG
Category: development/misc
License: Freeware
Distribute: yes
FileID: 2301
 
Comments: 0
Snapshots: 0
Videos: 0
Downloads:  (Current version)
 (Accumulated)
Votes: 0 (0/0)  (30 days/7 days)

[Show comments] [Show snapshots] [Show videos] [Show content] [Replace file] 
============================== F E A T U R E S ==============================

Spatch is a tool, that allows you to update an old version of any software
to a better one. All you need is a Spatch executable program and a patch
file (#?.pch) created by the developper of the updated software.

- standard DOS template (space after option incompatibility)
- message chunk support using iffparse
- no window in shell mode anymore
- different return code

============================ R E Q U I R E M E N T ==========================

Spatch tested and apparently works on the following configurations:

- IcarOS i386               (Kickstart 51.51, Workbench 40.0, AROS ABIv0)
- AROS One i386             (Kickstart 51.51, Workbench 40.0, AROS ABIv0)

Unfortunately I couldn't find suitable sources and patches to be completely
sure. Scompare which creates patches doesn't exist in the open source, and
there is a potential problem with Little-endian for i386, x86_64 CPU here.

================================= U S A G E =================================

spatch [-o=<output_file> -p=<patch_file>] <oldfile>

The following options are valid for spatch.

-o  - specify the name of the output file. If -o is not used, the name
      of the output file will be the same as the input file with a
	  suffix of .new appended.
	  
-p  - specify the name of the patchfile. If -p is not used, the name
      of the patchfile will be the oldfile name with a suffix of .pch
	  appended.

In the following example, the patch mypatch will be read, and compared
with the file oldfile. Changes will be applied, producing the new file,
newfile.

================================ S O U R C E ================================

aminet backport:
http://aminet.net/package/dev/misc/spatch_os4
http://aminet.net/package/dev/misc/spatch

Compiled for AROS by

        ______ ______              ______ ______ 
 ______|:: .__|:: .__|_____ ______|:: ___|:: ___|______ _____ 
|: ,   |:  |  |:  |  |:  ,_|:  ,__|:___  |:___  |:  -  |:  ,_|
|__|___|______|______|___|   _____|______|______|______|___|

                home cross-compilation factory


Copyright © 2005 - 2021 The AROS Archives All Rights Reserved