How to deal with large number of patches in a port?

Thierry Thomas thierry at
Thu Mar 16 21:25:54 UTC 2006

Le Jeu 16 mar 06 à 22:09:40 +0100, James O'Gorman <james at>
 écrivait :
> Hi,


> I'm about to update a port I maintain (sysutils/boxbackup), but due to 
> the upstream software not currently being PREFIX-clean, I have a large 
> number of patches (29 patches in total) I need to apply to the source 
> tree. The majority of them are fairly small (just a few lines), but some 
> of them are a bit larger.

In such a case, perhaps could it be possible to fix PREFIX with sed
Th. Thomas.
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