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bspatch.exe: Patch From Any Version?


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#1 Drakken255   Members   -  Reputation: 173

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Posted 06 June 2012 - 04:00 PM

Can a single binary difference patch file from bsdiff.exe be used to patch from any version to a specific version, or only from a specific version to another specific version?

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#2 Washu   Senior Moderators   -  Reputation: 5416

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Posted 06 June 2012 - 04:33 PM

This depends entirely on what you're trying to "patch". Which you didnt' specify, but in general: A binary patch can only patch the exact same version.

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#3 Drakken255   Members   -  Reputation: 173

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Posted 06 June 2012 - 04:54 PM

I'm patching an executable. It's not necessarily a game, but rather a 3rd party tool for one. Do you happen to know if a running program can patch itself this way, or by deleting and replacing itself?




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