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

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at
Mon May 24 10:37:51 PDT 2004

On Mon, 24 May 2004 00:07:34 -0400
Garance A Drosihn <drosih at> wrote:

>      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.

ATM you can checkout one (new/updated) port from cvs into any
non-"ports/" directory and it will work just fine (depending on the
dependencies of the port). I don't see how this is possible with our


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