Integrating Custom Ports
vmiller at hostileadmin.com
Tue Dec 10 17:03:47 UTC 2013
On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 11:44 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
> On 12/10/2013 09:37, Rick Miller wrote:
> > This is my first foray into Ports beyond just installing what is
> > So, just looking for some feedback from others doing similar. Is there
> > someone that can provide a few pointers in putting together and managing
> > such a system?
> So the way we've been doing it is with git.
> I started by forking the ports tree from here:
> After cloning the fork to disk, I added a new "remote" for the original
> ports tree:
> % git remote add freebsd https://github.com/freebsd/freebsd-ports.git
> I then added any custom ports / patches to our fork. When I want to
> import changes from upstream I just go to my fork and do a new pull:
> % git pull freebsd master
> Merge any conflicts and commit.
Haha. Thanks, Kris! I was making this harder than it needed to be :) I
appreciate the simple solution!
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