Patching? Probably a trivial question, but...
utisoft at googlemail.com
Wed May 27 16:25:19 UTC 2009
Er, I also need to learn that reply-all skill! This'll make for easy
understanding in the Archives....
2009/5/27 Kurt Buff <kurt.buff at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 08:48, Chris Rees <utisoft at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> 2009/5/27 Kurt Buff <kurt.buff at gmail.com>:
>>> I've gotten a patch for a program in the ports tree from one of the
>>> authors of the program - not the port maintainer - to fix a small
>>> problem, but don't know how to install the updated port.
>>> I cd'ed into the
>>> /usr/ports/%CATEGORY%/%PROGRAM%/work/%PROGRAM-VERSION% directory, then
>>> performed 'patch <patch-name' successfully, AFAICT.
>>> Then I did a make, but got no output.
>>> So - I'm obviously lacking clue here. Anyone have a spare set?
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>> Which directory did you run the make in?
There's the easy fix out the window.
Perhaps you should try Wojciech's idea, and put the patch in the
Does that work?
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
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