[nycbug-talk] patching ports

Scott Robbins scottro
Mon Sep 5 20:31:24 EDT 2005

On Mon, Sep 05, 2005 at 07:52:07PM -0400, George Georgalis wrote:
> I'm looking at the freebsd porters-handbook but I don't see how to
> patch a port. I have a simple patch to apply, but every way I try
> it gets over written when the archive is extracted. How do I do
> this?
> // George

Lazy man's workaround.  (Heh, I think I have this on that fluxbox page
that I've pleaded with you to read.)  :)

make extract
cd into work/port-version

Apply the patch.

I'm sure there are far better ways to do this, but as it's the last
night of a holiday weekend, I figure you might not get many answers
before tomorrow.


Scott Robbins

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