My bad sorry for posting a 10mins+ video. Anywho yes I'm trying to update a 
module folder remotely. Basically I was following a vid tutorial which 
eventually executed 'git apply example.patch' but I just get 'invalid 
command'. Is this because you can only patch Drupal modules locally?

On Monday, 24 June 2013 23:58:17 UTC+10, Konstantin Khomoutov wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Jun 2013 04:52:21 -0700 (PDT) 
> Ben Alcantara < <javascript:>> wrote: 
> > I'm new to using Git and I'm a little confused. I'm trying to patch a 
> > module and I've gone to terminal and gone to the folder I need to 
> > patch via FTP. 
> Do I understand correctly, that you're using some FTP client and "gone 
> to the folder" in this context means you used that FTP client to 
> navigate to the remote directory containing the file to patch? 
> > I've been following this tutorial 
> > 
> Please try to explain this in plain English: it's not really 
> appropriate to ask people to spend their time watching random videos 
> to help you solve your problem. 
> > but whenever I add the apply git command I get 'invalid command'. 
> What's the precise command you're trying to run and what's the precise 
> error message it generates?  Please do plain copying and pasting. 
> > Does Git only apply patches locally? What am I dong wrong? 
> Your question contains too little information to try to answer. 
> Running `git foo` tells me 
> git: 'foo' is not a git command. See 'git --help'. 
> Neither bash nor zsh do not use the wording "invalid command", and 
> nether does Windows shell (cmd.exe) so I'm not sure what happens as you 
> told us precisely zero information about your setup (note that the fact 
> you're dealing with Drupal is most probably irrelevant to the problem 
> in hand, and information about your system *is* relevant). 

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