On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 1:40 AM, Xavier <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 3:44 PM, Alexander Duscheleit
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Does this  affect arch? I guess it does for users building from aur
> > or abs, but I'm not really familiar with most build-environments.
> > 
> I don't see what differences it makes, whether you use aur or abs or not.
> It has nothing to do with the build environment. makepkg will use
> whatever patch command you specified in the PKGBUILD.
> That said, the above problem seems to be related to using -F3. I had
> never seen that option anywhere before, I had no idea what it was.
> Actually I am still a bit confused now even after reading the man page
> Some quick scanning over abs tree did not reveal anything :
> find /var/abs/ -name PKGBUILD | xargs grep "fuzzy"
> find /var/abs/ -name PKGBUILD | xargs grep " -F"
> find /var/abs/ -name PKGBUILD | xargs grep "patch.* -[^ ]*F"
> So I would guess we do not care, but I might be missing something.
> Or maybe the problem does not even only exist with -F3. The
> description of the problem in the above link is awfully poor.
The gentoo bugtracker describe issues using patch with fuzz factor.
Refer to the link below.