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patch - manual page for patch 1.31.1

patch [OPTIONS] [ORIGFILE [PATCHFILE]]

BusyBox v1.31.1 (2020-04-30 13:38:01 EDT) multi-call binary.
-p N
Strip N leading components from file names

-i DIFF Read DIFF instead of stdin

-R
Reverse patch
-N
Ignore already applied patches
-E
Remove output files if they become empty
--dry-run
Don't actually change files
April 2020 Fidelix 1.0