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

Da Rock freebsd-ports at
Thu Jan 12 21:55:19 UTC 2012

On 01/13/12 04:19, Chris Rees wrote:
> 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.
portlint -A: looks fine.

I'll put it in later today, I think.

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