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Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:37:59 -0800
From: Alan Coopersmith <alan.coopersmith@...cle.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Hanno Böck <hanno@...eck.de>,
        Tobias Stoeckmann <tobias@...eckmann.org>
Subject: Re: OpenBSD patch issue also affects GNU patch

On 11/25/14 03:28 PM, Hanno Böck wrote:
> I don't know if this is a random coincidence or if gnu patch and
> openbsd patch share some common ancestor code (haven't checked details).

I believe both descended from Larry Wall's original patch program.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patch_%28Unix%29

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	-Alan Coopersmith-              alan.coopersmith@...cle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Engineering - http://blogs.oracle.com/alanc

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