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Patching Source

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Patching Source

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Making Patch -- to represent the addition of a new file, diff it against /dev/null. 

diff -Naur test.old test.cpp > test.patch

Apply Patch

patch test.cpp test.patch

Undo Patch 

patch -R test.cpp test.patch
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