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Manual Reference Pages  -  DELTUP (1)

NAME

deltup - Update a tarballed package

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Enviornment
Examples

SYNOPSIS

deltup -m[fvej] [bg #] [[-dD] repository ] package1 package2 patchfile #make patch

deltup -p[fvir] [[-dD] repository ] <patchfiles> #apply patches

DESCRIPTION

Makes and applies patches to tarballed packages. edelta is an alias which passes -d <portage distfiles dir> to deltup.

OPTIONS

-f Force overwrite if output file already exists
-v Verbose mode
-e This special option tells deltup to test the patch against all available compressors and write info about which ones work into the patch file
-j Use bdelta instead of xdelta when creating the patch. This version of Deltup has built-in support for applying bdelta patches, which makes installing xdelta unnecessary.
-b, -g Filter patch through bzip2 or gzip
-i Show what files would be patched without performing any actions.
-r Apply series of patches to one package without outputting the packages in between.
-d Output packages to directory repository
-d Find packages to upgrade in directory repository

ENVIORNMENT

TMPDIR Directory to output temporary files. If not defined then /tmp is used.

EXAMPLES

Make bzip2’d Gentoo package patch:
  edelta -m -b 9 OldPackage NewPackage PatchFile
Apply the patch:
  edelta -p PatchFile
Make verified patch with the -e option:
  edelta -me -b 9 Package-v1.tar.bz2 Package-v2.tar.bz2 Package_Patch.dtu
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