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🌀 Patch DL


An annex downloads files and applies patches and adds two ice modifiers:


zi ice dl'{URL} [-> {optional-output-file-name}]; …'


zi ice patch'{file-name-with-the-patch-to-apply}; …'

The annex (i.e. ZI extension) will download the given {URL} under the path {optional-output-file-name} (if no file name given, then it is taken from last segment of the URL) in case of the dl'' ice modifier, and apply a patch given by the {file-name-with-the-patch-to-apply} in case of the patch'' ice-mod.

You can use this functionality to download and apply patches. For example, to install fbterm, two patches are being needed, one to fix the operation, the other one to fix the build:

zi ice as"command" pick"$ZPFX/bin/fbterm" \  dl" -> ins.patch" \  dl"" \    patch"ins.patch; 0001-Fix-build-with-gcc-6.patch" \      atclone"./configure --prefix=$ZPFX" \      atpull"%atclone" make"install" resetzi load izmntuk/fbterm

This command will result in:

fbterm example

Install Patch DL

Simply load like a plugin, i.e.:

zi light z-shell/z-a-patch-dl

After executing this command you can then use the dl'' and patch'' ice-mods.