Personalised patches in ports

Olivier Nicole on at
Sun Nov 25 20:52:38 PST 2007


> > How can I incorporate my patch into the portupgrade system, so that an
> > upgrade of Xpdf will apply my patch? If I download the bzip file,
> > apply the patch, re-bzip the sources, and then try to force an
> > upgrade, the checksum fails (as expected).
> > 
> > How does one do thes properly?
> It's actually much easier than in Linux, since the ports system already
> has to do this. Each port has a files directory into which you can put
> patches, which will get applied automatically each time you build. See
> the porter's handbook for details:

But wouldn't that personnal patch file be erased by next cvsup of the

Best regards,


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