[nycbug-talk] FreeBSD Porting

Steven Kreuzer skreuzer at f2o.org
Mon Oct 23 22:46:30 EDT 2006

Johnny Lam wrote:
> Steven Kreuzer wrote:
>> .if defined(WITH_GEODNS)
>> CFLAGS="-I${LOCALBASE}/include"
>> .endif
>> However, I also need to apply 3 patches the the bind source to enable
>> this feature. I created diff's and put them in the files directory.
>> However, those patches get applied regardless of the options selected.
>> Do you know of any way to apply those patches only if WITH_GEODNS is
>> true? According to the porter handbook, it looks like all or nothing?
>> Anyone have any hacks or tricks?
> Make your patches look like:
> #ifdef GEODNS
> /* Your changes here. */
> #endif
> And change the above CFLAGS definition to:
>     Cheers,
>     -- Johnny Lam <jlam at pkgsrc.org>
I finally got around to adding those #ifndef's to the patch and it works 
like a charm.

Its funny how such an elegant solution can be so simple. I can't tell 
you how long I spent trying to think of a complex workaround.

Thanks Johnny.


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