If you've got a Drupal site, which you need to update quickly (for example, to address last night's security advisory!), here's a tip. Run this from the command line:
curl 'https://github.com/drupal/drupal/compare/7.59..7.60.patch' | patch -p1
This assumes your codebase was on Drupal 7.59 and you're currently in Drupal's root directory. If you're currently on a different version, adjust the numbers in the patch URL accordingly.
Don't forget to still run database updates via /update.php or
drush updatedb !
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