How do you remove unneeded patch files?
pauls at utdallas.edu
Tue Jul 24 19:41:06 UTC 2007
I'm working on a port upgrade. The existing port has a number of patch
files in FILESDIR that are no longer needed. (The changes they made have
been incorporated into the distro.) What's the appropriate way to submit
those changes? Normally, a send-pr submission will contain the patches for
existing port files. There is no patch for these. They need to be removed.
I could do this: diff -Naur files/original_patch_file files/empty_file,
but I don't know if that removes the file or simply replaces it with an
Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas
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