configure breaks if PATCH_WRKSRC != WRKSRC (culprit: AUTOTOOLS)

Michael Johnson ahze at
Wed Feb 7 20:50:52 UTC 2007

On 2/7/07, Fernan Aguero <fernan at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm working on an update to the biology/emboss port that I
> maintain, and I need to include an external patch.
> So I modified the port to fetch the patchfile and apply it.
> For this I had to set PATCH_WRKSRC. This works fine, but now
> the configure target breaks.
> I isolated the problem to a single line: the one that
> defines PATCH_WRKSRC.

You could take a different approach and use
PATCH_STRIP=-p1 (see patch(1) about -p)


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