Big patches

Boris Samorodov bsam at
Fri Aug 19 08:53:41 UTC 2011


On Thu, 18 Aug 2011 19:11:22 +0000 (UTC) Helmut Schneider wrote:

> I've been told that dynamic pkg-plists are bad or at least should be
> avoided´at most costs.

> Now, all my patches for Typo3 seem blocked by a "SPAM Filter" or at
> least take 2 days until I get reply. See PR159878-81, I submitted the
> patches on tuesday.

> So, what should I do? Still create full pkg-plists and hope that the
> patch passes the FreeBSD PR system or fall back to dynamic pkg-plists?

You may try to reduce pkg-plist changes. Are you speaking about
www/typo* ports? If yes, those ports have hardcoded PORTVERSION
at pkg-plist. One can use make variables to dramatically reduce
pkg-plist changes:

WBR, bsam

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