Question about using PORTREVISION vs. DISTFILES

Oliver Eikemeier eikemeier at
Sat Nov 15 04:40:18 PST 2003

Adam Kranzel wrote:

> Hi all,
> I've got a small patch for the audio/easytag port, which adds a few bugfix 
> patches from the author.  The software is at version 0.30c once the patches 
> are applied, but the tarball is still version 0.30. Would it be more correct 
> to leave PORTVERSION at 0.30 and set PORTREVISION = 1, or to set PORTVERSION 
> = 0.30c and use DISTFILES to have it fetch the tarball properly?

If you do

DISTFILES=	easytag-0.30.tar.bz2
PATCHFILES=	patch_easytag_030_030a.diff \
		patch_easytag_030a_030b.diff \
then make the PORTVERSION 0.30c.
It should be essentially equivalent to easytag-0.30c.tar.bz2.

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