How to send a patch in a proper way?

Charlie Kester corky1951 at
Fri Mar 19 23:05:38 UTC 2010

On Fri 19 Mar 2010 at 15:20:49 PDT Adam PAPAI wrote:
>As of today I'll try to help and create bugfix patches for usr/src 
>and usr/ports.
>I've already done 2 patches and posted it to the -current list but 
>don't really know what is the best way to post the patches. Who will 
>"check" them? who will make the decision to use them? How should I 
>send the patches? diff -u full path or relative path?
>Is there any FAQ about this issue?

For a general discussion about submitting bug reports (PR's), see

For PR's related to ports, see

Make sure that your PR uses the category "ports" and it will be reviewed
by the ports committers.

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