Applying patches (kdesdk-3.3.1-3.3.2.tar.xdelta).

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Sat Dec 18 00:26:21 GMT 2004

rec.sea at wrote:
> How do you apply a patch to a specific KDE package without reinstalling the 
> whole package? Never done it, and a bit scared of destroying everything!
> For instance
> kdesdk-3.3.1-3.3.2.tar.xdelta?
> We have never seen the .xdelta extension.

I have never used XDelta.  What I can tell you is that is isn't the same as 
diff/patch.  So, you are going to need XDelta to use the patch:

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