Personalised patches in ports
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Sun Nov 25 23:28:09 PST 2007
On Mon, Nov 26, 2007 at 11:52:31AM +0700, Olivier Nicole wrote:
> > > 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
Not if you 'chflags schg,sunlnk' it.
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