Third "RFC" on on pkg-data ideas for ports

Nicolas Rachinsky list at
Mon May 24 08:27:16 PDT 2004

* Garance A Drosihn <drosih at> [2004-05-24 00:07 -0400]:
> The third proposal is basically:
>     a) move most "standard" files into a new pkg-data
>        file, as described in previous proposals, except
>        for pkg-descr and "patch" files.
>     b) create a new directory at the root directory of
>        the ports collection.  That directory would be
>        called "Patches", and inside would be a directory
>        for each category.  Inside each Patches/category
>        directory would be a single-file for each port
>        in that category, where that single-file would
>        have all the "ports-collection patches" for the
>        matching port.

I hoep I haven't missed something obvious, but what about local
patches and Makefile.local? Will they continue to work?


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