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I tried to apply patch to my file with following command

patch -p0 < foo.patch

I got the following output

bash: patch: command not found

I have Centos 5.x server.

Please guide what to do in this case

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You install it. –  Michael Hampton Dec 12 '12 at 19:46
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2 Answers

All you need to do is

sudo yum install patch
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sudo yum install patch

If you have your yum repo configured correctly.

otherwise, find an rpm on the internet for your OS and do

rpm -ihv $urloftherpm
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