patch upgrade for port committers?
delphij at delphij.net
Thu Jan 28 21:17:07 UTC 2010
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On 2010/01/28 11:46, Stephen Montgomery-Smith wrote:
> When an update to a port is committed, it is likely to contain
> (a) lines like "Only in xxxx: yyyy"
> or (b) patches that are created against empty files using the "-N"
> option for diff.
> Cannot "patch" honor these cases? As a port maintainer, I have been
> caught quite a few times by committers not adding or removing files from
> the "files" directory in a port.
For patch to remove files one can specify -E;
I think ports committers are responsible to take care for
adding/removing files. It's advisable for committers to do 'portlint
- -C' and a full 'port test' (porttools) run at minimum...
Xin LI <delphij at delphij.net> http://www.delphij.net/
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