patch upgrade for port committers?

Stephen Montgomery-Smith stephen at
Thu Jan 28 23:01:46 UTC 2010

On Thu, 28 Jan 2010, Charlie Kester wrote:

> On Thu 28 Jan 2010 at 13:37:06 PST Doug Barton wrote:
>> Any time you send someone a patch for any reason that deletes an
>> existing file it is worthwhile to call the person's attention to this
>> fact.
>> When you submit a port/update that ADDS a file it is definitely
>> worthwhile to mention this as well.
> Good advice that should be added to the porter's handbook.

In huge letters.

Also, I have taken to using shar files instead of diff's when creating new 

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