What is difference between a Build and a Patch.

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smitra(s/w test engineer)

  • Oct 10th, 2007

 Build  is  the   software  module  produced  by the  development   team.
Patch  is  the  fix  which  is  given  by the  developers  to  the  end-users  in  the  form   of   Service   Packs.

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  • Aug 28th, 2017

Patch is a small software that contains new and modified programs whereas build has old programs(features) that may have bugs. Patch is fixing a bug in a particular build. Patch has small size as compared to build also duration to develop a patch is smaller as compared to build

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