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Date:      Tue, 24 Jul 2012 12:20:55 +0200
From:      kron <>
Subject:   Re: Locally modifying ports
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On 2012/07/24 12:14, Fabian Keil wrote:
> Chris Ross <> wrote:
>>    So, I've been a NetBSD user for many years, and am looking more
>> at FreeBSD now.  Trying to build myself a system, I find that I have a
>> long-held delta to a package on my NetBSD system, and I keep it
>> in a patch-local-* file in NetBSD pkgsrc.
>>    I can't figure out if FreeBSD ports has a way to keep and automatically
>> apply "local" patches to ports.  I want to modify the way the internals of
>> a package/port operate, and not in a way that makes sense to move up-
>> stream.  It's just my preference.
>>    Is there a way in FreeBSD ports to keep a "make this change to the
>> source code after extracting and before compiling" type of thing in the
>> tree?
> I'm not aware of something similar to pkgsrc's $LOCALPATCHES, but you
> can still drop local patches in the "files" directory of the port:
> Fabian

I use in /etc/make.conf:

.if ${.CURDIR:M*/ports/x11-wm/openbox}


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