augmenting a port: request for advice
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Fri Dec 7 15:53:22 PST 2007
On Dec 7, 2007, at 8:03 AM, Stephen Montgomery-Smith wrote:
> Andriy Gapon wrote:
>> on 07/12/2007 15:50 Andriy Gapon said the following:
>>> So I have this solution worth of Solomon's wisdom :-)
>>> It is to add an option to the port, say with WITH_FUSE. When the
>>> is turned on the port would download my sources in addition to the
>>> original sources, then modify the build scripts, patch the original
>>> sources and build an additional program udfclientfs. Updating
>>> plist and
>>> dependencies would also be done, of course.
>> Please comment.
> Here is an idea. I notice that the extra sources you want to
> download are rather small (about 7000 bytes when zipped). How
> about if you put the sources into the "files" subdirectory of the
> port itself, and then the port doesn't have to download anything
> So, for example, the portlint port comes complete with full
> sources, adding up to nearly 100,000 bytes in its "files"
> subdirectory. So adding 7000 bytes to a port is going to be small
> by comparison.
No dice on that I think. It's artistic license, which means (AFAIK)
that it can't be distributed with the ports tree as it's not BSD
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