best way to add patch to x11/slim-1.3.1
fbsd1 at a1poweruser.com
Wed Nov 19 17:34:21 PST 2008
Greg Larkin wrote:
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> Fbsd1 wrote:
>> On the developers website there is a patch i want to apply
>> [ Patch #2283 ] Add a variable to run shutdown commands without root pass.
>> How can i get "make install" to apply this patch while compiling the port?
> Hi Fbsd1,
> Since you've already found a unified diff of the change that you want to
> incorporate into the port, you can submit a PR (problem report) using
> the form here: http://www.freebsd.org/send-pr.html.
> Just follow the instructions on that page, and your patch will be
> submitted to the PR system. The port maintainer reviews your PR, makes
> the necessary change and possibly updates the port's revision number.
> You then use portupgrade or some other means to install the new version
> of the port with the incorporated patch.
> Hope that helps,
> - --
> Greg Larkin
I submitted PR like you suggested, But i am in need of more immediate
results. What changes to the port files do i need to make to get the
port to complie in the patch file?
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