snyk protect, the CLI downloads relevant patches and applies them using the
patch executable. If this file is not found, the following error message is shown:
Snyk couldn't patch the specified vulnerabilities because GNU's patch is not available. Please install 'patch' and try again.
On a Windows machine, we recommend using https://git-scm.com/download to install the needed files. Make sure to have your
%PATH% environment variable include the location of the installed
patch.exe (the default path is
C:\Program Files\Git\usr\bin). You can verify the proper installation by running
patch -v . Once you see the proper output, you are good to go with
snyk protect .