Exim port tidyup.

Kirill Ponomarev ponomarew at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 19:50:20 UTC 2010

On Dec 18, 2010, at 7:00 PM, Olli Hauer wrote:

> On 2010-12-18 15:10, Mark Murray wrote:
>> Hi
>> I've done a bit of maintenance on a port that I originally wrote, Exim.
>> I redid the patches by using the "make makepatch" target (it makes doing
>> maintainance easier, as the patch names are regularised and you get to
>> see diffs easier).
>> As part of this, there is a minor change to the way Exim works, which is
>> a security feature, due to be default in future Exim releases. In the
>> EDITME file, it is ALT_CONFIG_ROOT_ONLY, and if its OK to commit this
>> cleanup, then I'd commit that separately.
>> Is it ok for me to commit this please?
>> http://people.freebsd.org/~markm/exim.tar.gz
>> ... and it is straight out of my ports/mail/exim/... tree, with
>> CVS/... files intact and ready to go, except that I'd do the
>> ALT_CONFIG_ROOT_ONLY bit separately.
>> M
> Hi Mark,
> since the old patch-files have a long history I suggest open a
> change-request PR to repocopy the files and assign the PR to portmgr.
> If portmgr has done the repocopy you can remove the old patch files
> and apply your diff (the only significant change I see is in src__EDITME)
> Things I miss in your diff
> - bump PORTREVISION? (if more than EDITME change)
> - remove MD5 from distinfo
> Isn't it easier to remove the targets
> o show-options-list
> o show-variables-list
> from Makefile.options and use only the code from the file options directly?

I fully agree here, repocopy is needed first, before we start renaming patches.


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