Submitting a Port Upgrade

Beech Rintoul beech at
Thu Jun 1 02:37:28 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 31 May 2006 18:27, Doug Hardie wrote:
> I am totally confused.  The Porter's Handbook in section 3.6 says:
> "Next, simply include the output of shar `find port_dir` in a bug
> report and send it with the send-pr(1) program "
> Ok.  I did that with an upgrade for qpopper.  I got back the
> following response:
> "Please submit updates in "unified diff" format!
> You'll find instructions in the Porters Handbook. Then please submit
> a followup to this PR."
> Huh?  What do you want?  I find no examples of unified diff format in
> the Handbook.

Install porttools then either run port diff or port submit. Pay particular 
attention to what portlint tells you. You can either compare the port dir to 
port dir.orig or to CVS.


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