Re: Local ports [Was: Re: mail/postfix and mail/postfix-current missing on ports section]

From: Mel Pilgrim <>
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2021 17:50:24 UTC
On 2021-12-27 9:29, Muhammad Moinur Rahman wrote:
> That’s one way of doing it but preferred way is a bit different as the upstream is modified and there might be merge conflicts while updating the tree. You have to use poudriere-devel and the overlay feature. So let’s say that I have a private repos of ports in github.

Adding /local/* to .git/info/exclude avoids the presence of /local 
causing merge conflicts.

As previously stated, overlays have race conditions with Ports features, 
making them unusable if an overlaid port has a complex Makefile.