best way to add patch to x11/slim-1.3.1
kitchetech at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 19:25:25 PST 2008
On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 8:34 PM, Fbsd1 <fbsd1 at a1poweruser.com> wrote:
> 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
>>> How can i get "make install" to apply this patch while compiling the
>> 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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If I remember correctly you just add the patch file to the files/ directory
under the port with a name like patch-<file to be patched>
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