Proposal: mechanism for local patches
amdmi3 at amdmi3.ru
Wed Dec 3 04:42:57 PST 2008
* Wesley Shields (wxs at FreeBSD.org) wrote:
> I like you're idea here, but unfortunately directory names are not
> unique. For example there is japanese/xchat and irc/xchat. This means
> you'll have to go with the "dual-level" layout.
As it was suggested, there's UNIQUENAME, but I'd prefer
category/portname then. UNIQUENAME may be unintuitive sometimes.
> > Here's the draft patch for this functionality:
> > http://people.freebsd.org/~amdmi3/local-patchdir.patch
> Other than the above comment I like the patch and would love to see it
> implemented. I think it can provide a benefit in situations where
> companies/people are doing things with ports that they do not want to
> contribute back.
That's always useful, I think I'll improve it and make it committed
after the freeze is over.
Dmitry Marakasov . 55B5 0596 FF1E 8D84 5F56 9510 D35A 80DD F9D2 F77D
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