how to make a patch

Ivan "Rambius" Ivanov rambiusparkisanius at
Tue Oct 16 13:02:34 PDT 2007


First, do you have the latest ports tree? If not, it maybe a good idea
to update your ports tree and verify that the bug is still there.
Second, since it concerns the ports be sure to checkThe FreeBSD
Porters Handbook: and
especially Testing Your Port chapter:

On 10/16/07, Aryeh M. Friedman <aryeh.friedman at> wrote:
> I found and fixed a bug in one of the ports how do I make a patch file
> (I only changed one line in one file)
I would copy the original unmodified file to a backup copy, fix the
file and then diff the modified file and the backup copy.

> and who do I send it to?
You should submit a Problem Report as described here:
Every port has its maintainer and they are specified in the port's Makefile.


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