Shashank,

> Sorry for being ignorant about this, but how do I "apply"
> this patch. Is there any utility that does this
> automatically or do I have to do it manually.

    The Unix "patch" command can apply this patch.  See the man page for
more information.

> On the same note, how did you generate this output.
> Some form of "diff" ?

    diff -u

    Hope this helps!

    - Warren Brown