linux-f10-nss_ldap: my first port - be gentle :)

Chris Rees crees at
Thu Jan 12 18:19:42 UTC 2012

On 12 January 2012 12:26, Da Rock
<freebsd-ports at> wrote:
> On 01/12/12 17:54, Matthew Seaman wrote:
>> On 12/01/2012 06:44, Da Rock wrote:
>>> I have a Makefile, pkg-desc, pkg-plist, pkg-message, distinfo. I also
>>> have the files hosted and the MASTER_FILES set to include the linux
>>> sites (just where the files are located). I am looking for a backup site
>>> to all that IF I can twist someones arm?
>>> I have triple tested it all in all iterations and its as smooth as now-
>>> no issues whatsoever. So what happens now? How does it get into the
>>> ports tree now? Can someone have a look see and test it before I submit
>>> this thing?
>> Run 'portlint -C' and fix anything it flags up -- well, within reason.
>> Sometimes portlint complains about things it shouldn't.
>> Then submit your port.  For a new port, you need to create a .shar of
>> the port directory, which you can attach to the PR like so:
>>     send-pr -a newport.shar
>> When filling in the PR in the editor it pops you into, you need to set
>> the appropriate field in the PR to 'change-request'.  No need to fill in
>> all the sections -- for ports PRs it's mostly 'Description' that gets
>> filled in.  Everything else is pretty obvious I think.
>> The comitter who works on the port will run it through tinderbox testing
>> and get back to you if there are any problems.
> I would have preferred to know about the -C option earlier- I hadn't
> realised how helpful it was. I used -Cv in the end which gave me a better
> overview.
> I do have a "WARN: no CVS directories. Use -N to check a new port." Is this
> normal? Is this simply expected of a new uncommitted port? I assume this is
> the case due to -N mentioned in the warning, I also ran it with -CvN and it
> came back with "looks fine".
> I'll upload a new .shar to my URI now.

Hm, for a new port, you should use portlint -A; portlint -C is for
existing ports.

portlint -A searches for stupid things like a work/ directory still
existing too.


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