Need help with patching a file in a new port....
e.schuele at computer.org
Thu Sep 29 08:05:19 PDT 2005
Danny Pansters wrote:
> On Thursday 29 September 2005 04:07, Eric Schuele wrote:
>>I have compared my diff to other port's diffs and the first few lines of
>>mine 'seem' reasonable. But then again I'm not really sure how they
>>If my port is in
>>And I go in there and type
>> make install
>>The tarball is pulled down into distfiles and unpacked into
> This is $WORKDIR
>>below work exists
> $WORKDIR/foo-0.1.1 would be $WRKSRC then. The patch-* files should be diffs
> taken against $WRKSRC.
>>There exists in src a Makefile. It is this file I have modified. The
>>full path to this modified file is:
>>The first two lines of my patch-* file (presently, after some messing
>>around) look like:
>> --- foo-0.1.1/src/Makefile.orig Fri Apr 8 07:17:10 2005
>> +++ foo-0.1.1/src/Makefile Wed Sep 28 21:14:29 2005
>>Given your comments above, I'm even more confused. Have I generated the
>>diff in the wrong format (I used `diff -ru `)? Are your comments
>>related to another file which needs tweaking?
> In this case you would:
> # cd /usr/ports/sysutils/foo/work/foo-0.1.1/src
> # cp Makefile Makefile.orig
> # (make your changes to Makefile)
> # cd ..
> # diff -u src/Makefile.orig src/Makefile > ../../files/patch-src:Makefile
> It doesn't really matter what name you give the patchfile, but a descriptive
> one (eg indicating the path) will be appreciated.
ok... thanks for the explaination. Got it fixed.
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