[nycbug-talk] patching ports

George Georgalis george
Mon Sep 5 21:29:49 EDT 2005

On Mon, Sep 05, 2005 at 08:31:24PM -0400, Scott Robbins wrote:
>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.)  :)

Well I spent *that* day on fluxbox, not using a window manager
atm, unfortunatly. I'll get back to it... did have some followup
questions but I'm not done with my homework on that. ;-}
>make extract

>Apply the patch.

make install

...that worked perfect. thanks a bunch.

// George

George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator <IXOYE><
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