Advise requested when a repo split occurs
ultima1252 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 22 19:14:56 UTC 2016
Some what recently a couple of the ports I maintain split into two, one
being -server, and the other being -client. The code was more or less
cloned then removed some make args/files that one would be used to enable
Currently the code is so similar it would be possible to create a slave
port and use the same patches, makefile and plist with minimal changes,
however I have no idea the direction this split may go and this maybe short
lived. So onto my topic for this post.
Would it be better to create a new port with mostly duplicate code and
remove/add the little changes required? Or as previously stated make a
slave port and use the common code.
I am struggling to decide on this and would appreciate opinions.
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