Android openness, was Re: Android codebase - Patch set #1

Pietro Abate Pietro.Abate at
Tue Nov 4 18:58:28 CET 2008


On Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 09:45:13AM -0800, akrk1986 wrote:
> Excuse me for being a noob (which I am in this context), but how do I
> apply the patch?
> I assume it's done with git-apply, but when I run it, it fails to find
> the files.  Maybe my git repository is corrupted?

maybe it's just a git problem. This is a nice manual:

if you patch is in a remote (or local) git repo you just need to user
git-pull to merge the patch in your local branch. if it's in a file in
diff format, you can use git-apply.

hope this helps.


> I followed the instructions in the Android download & build source page
> ( to the letter - installed all required
> packages, 
> installed repo, synced the git repository, and I was able to compile the
> code, 
> but now when I'm trying to apply the patch, I can't.
> I also assume that I need to download the sources of GCC and apply the GCC
> patches as well.
> I'm running on Ubuntu 8.10.
> Thanks in advance (and RTFM response are OK :-)
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