keeping software forks under MacPorts repo?

Ken Cunningham ken.cunningham.webuse at
Sat Nov 9 17:24:04 UTC 2019

> On Nov 9, 2019, at 9:06 AM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:
> On Nov 9, 2019, at 11:00, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>> But we would probably want to
>> prefix the repository names (something like "fork_qt", "fork_llvm") to
>> clearly distinguish them from our main repositories.
> I wouldn't necessarily suggest doing that. We're not forking in order to diverge from upstream and evolve the software into a different product. We're only doing it to apply bug fixes. 

if it was decided to proceed, perhaps MacPorts/qt4 might be a reasonable name for the fork …

the default  fork name of “qt” is not specific enough, I think.

Thanks for considering.


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