How to remove a patch from a port?
itetcu at apropo.ro
Tue Oct 19 11:43:30 PDT 2004
On Mon, 18 Oct 2004 15:06:55 -0700
Joshua Tinnin <krinklyfig at spymac.com> wrote:
> I'm wondering how to remove a custom patch for a port. I am sort of new
> at this, but I've managed to learn how to patch a port and upgrade it
> for testing. But I'm not at all sure how to remove that patch if need
> be. What I've been doing is removing a chunk of the ports tree with
> cd /usr/ports && rm -rf */*portname* and then cvsup'ping again, but
> this doesn't seem right or very efficient. I've read the man page for
> patch, but the only thing I can come up with is the reverse option,
> which I must admit I don't totally understand. Can anyone explain this
> in a way that makes sense?
If I understand what you want correctly, all you have to do is to rename
the patch from:
/usr/ports/cat/your_port/files/patch-you_want_not_applied to something
that does not begin with 'patch'.
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