Update of a port not yet published

Martymac martymac at martymac.com
Wed Nov 26 03:02:16 PST 2003

Many thanks for these answers, guys :))

--------- Message d'origine --------
De: Sergei Kolobov <sergei at FreeBSD.org>
A: freebsd-ports at freebsd.org <freebsd-ports at freebsd.org>
Objet: Re: Update of a port not yet published
Date: 26/11/03 08:50

> On 2003-11-26 at 11:40 +0100, Ernst de Haan wrote:
> &gt; On woensdag 26 november 2003 11:38, Martymac wrote:
> &gt; &gt; I've recently submitted a new port which is now waiting for
> &gt; &gt; integrated into the ports collection
> &gt; &gt; (http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=ports/59252).
> &gt; &gt;
> &gt; &gt; I've fixed a few bugs and I'm now wondering if I can submit it
> &gt; &gt; *before* its integration/validation ? What Synopsis should I use
? &quot;New
> &gt; &gt; port&quot; (again), &quot;Update&quot; ... ?
> &gt; 
> &gt; Just submit a new PR and include a message in the PR like &quot;This
> &gt; supersedes PR xxxxx.&quot;
> Yes, I agree with Ernst - from a committer's viewpoint, it is easier to
> have all information about a new port in a single PR, as opposed to one
> PR with the original shar file, plus several PRs of updates in diff
> format. ;)
> Include something like [NEW PORT] in the Synopsis field, and then in
> Description area add something similar to:
> Supercedes:	ports/59252
> That way, a committer will know to close that old PR.
> Better yet, you may want to check out my devel/porttools port
> which will automate most of that for you. 8-)
> Sergei

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