How do I add a local patch to a port?
Shaun T. Erickson
ste at ste-land.com
Tue Mar 9 10:41:41 PST 2004
Alexander Haderer wrote:
> At 13:04 09.03.2004 -0500, Shaun T. Erickson wrote:
>> Shaun T. Erickson wrote:
>> I looked at the porter's handbook, and it says that simply dropping
>> the patch into the files directory should get it automatically
>> applied, but it's not. The patch is named patch-aa and is relative to
>> the WRKSRC directory.
> Patching the wrong file?
> Patching an already patched file?
> Patching in wrong direction: old <---> new exchanged by accident?
> directory for patch ok? shouldn't it be relative to extracted sources
> dir within WRKSRC?
Well, cd'ing into the work directory and then into the source directory
patch < patchfile
correctly patches the file ./dir/file2bepatched
So, if patchfile is in the files directory, it ough to just work, yes?
But it isn't.
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