bc979 at lafn.org
Sat May 13 07:09:28 UTC 2006
On May 12, 2006, at 22:51, Beech Rintoul wrote:
> On Friday 12 May 2006 21:14, Doug Hardie wrote:
>> On May 12, 2006, at 21:45, Mark Linimon wrote:
>>> On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 09:41:08PM -0700, Doug Hardie wrote:
>>>>> If you feel you could take responsibility for the port, then feel
>>>>> to submit a patch and offer to maintain it. In this case, you'll
>>>>> want to have a read of the Porter's Handbook first (easily
>>>>> found on
>>> Also see "Contributing to the FreeBSD Ports Collection":
>>>> Is this the right place to ask about the porting process?
>> Thanks. The Contributing doc is very interesting. The qpopper port
>> throws up a window at the start of make that gives you options that
>> become options to configure. How is that done? The latest versions
>> of qpopper include a new option that is not currently provided. I
>> will need to add that new option.
> In the makefile you do something like this:
> OPTIONS= NEW_OPTION "Build with New Option" off \
> Then put the statement below that section:
> .if defined(WITH_NEW_OPTION)
> CONFIGURE_ARGS+= --new-option
> You should also build the porttools (in the ports). And be sure to
> check your
> files with portlint -A from the port directory.
thanks. I'm off to give it a try.
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