How to create 2 versions of a port

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Fri Feb 10 06:15:52 UTC 2012


On 02/09/2012 21:20, Fbsd8 wrote:
> I maintain a port that accesses the release distribution files. Now with
> 9.0 having a different path /i386/i386 and the files being compressed
> first with tar and then again with xz I need to change the port to
> access the new layout and file format.
> 
> I would like to leave the current version in the ports as is which works
> fine with the 8.x world and add a second version that only works with
> 9.0 and newer.

Can you give an example of the necessary changes? It's not clear why the
9+ version needs to have its own port.


Doug

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