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Old 17th March 2016, 07:04   #22
JasonFriday13
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This is tricky. One answer is time consuming, which involves checking and patching. How many versions of the patches are still available?

The basic idea is that you are recreating the patch tree yourself. Basically you take a fresh install, copy the relevant files that need to be updated (these are the 'originals'), apply the first version of the patch, copy the updated files (these are 'v1', so to speak), apply the second version of the patch, copy those files (these are 'v2'), and so on.

Writing the scripts is another story, I haven't used VPatch before so I have very little experience in writing scripts that use it. The idea is to write a 'generation' script for each version, a script that auto-searches the versions and adds patches that didn't exist before.

This is just one possible solution, there may be better or worse ones out there.

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