Integrating Custom Ports
brooks at freebsd.org
Wed Dec 11 18:26:50 UTC 2013
On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 12:03:46PM -0500, Rick Miller wrote:
> 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
> > available.
> > > 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?
> > >
> > Rick,
> > So the way we've been doing it is with git.
> > I started by forking the ports tree from here:
> > https://github.com/freebsd/freebsd-ports/
> > 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!
A couple more options: If you won't be modifying the upstream tree,
it's quite plausible to merge a local directory into a portsnap managed
ports tree using the -l option. For another option, portshaker lets you
build custom port's tree from multiple sources.
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