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Patch Installation hints for VMS

Patch Installation hints for VMS

Patch Installation hints for VMS

I ran into a problem where multiple patch files contain the
same source code with different versions/dates.

So now my patch installation program does date checking on
the source files before installation. Conflicts (older file attempting to overwrite new version) are noted as conflicting and resolved by hand.

I got a version of UNZIP for Alpha-VMS so that I could maintain the same timestamp as when the files where put in the .zip.

With unzip, there is an option -aa (Treat files as text), and this seems to resolve the line feed/carriage return problems between Unix and VMS.

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