question: maintaining patch separately from ports cvs

Mohacsi Janos mohacsi at
Wed Jan 28 00:57:32 PST 2004

On Tue, 27 Jan 2004, Kris Kennaway wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 27, 2004 at 11:39:13AM +0100, Mohacsi Janos wrote:
> > Dear All,
> > 	Are there any possible way to maintain a local patch against a
> > certain port.
> > 	Let's consider a following scenario:
> > - There is port named foo/bar that is maintained and constantly updated by
> > the certain maintainer of FreeBSD foo/bar port.
> > - Somebody wants to use the port, but a heavily modified way e.g.:
> > patched setup in chroot, jail environment, setup with certain
> > configuration defaults, that is extremely local specific
> >
> > How can one achieve such scenario without interfering the FreeBSD port
> > system and benefiting the regular update of the port?
> Use cvs to check out and update your ports tree - see the handbook for
> documentation.

Are you referring to the AnonCVS section?

There no way to maintain a local only files with CVSUP mirroring?

Like foo/bar/files/patch-local1 ? How can I save from being overwritten by
the cvsup mirror?

	Janos Mohacsi

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