How to submit a patch to source code for specific arch (apple silicon)

Alejandro Imass aimass at
Thu Oct 20 14:29:43 UTC 2022

On Thu, Oct 20, 2022 at 6:56 AM Christopher Chavez <chrischavez at>

> Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 12:25 PM
> From: "Alejandro Imass"
> > I found a problem with dia (GNU dia diagraming app) in Apple Silicon and
> finally got it to compile and run. Was wondering what the process is to
> submit a patch ? Are there any docs I can read that describe the process of
> contributing to source code patches, etc.?
> The last official dia release was 0.97.3 in 2014. No one has bothered
> switching the port to prerelease sources (as some other package managers
> have done), so the dia port is likely far behind upstream development. It
> could be that upstream has already addressed the issues you've identified;
> if not, then please consider submitting changes to
> if applicable.
Got it. Thank you! The issue is pretty simple, just replacing the infinite
with the isinfinte macro in 2 files. The rest seems to be working pretty
DIA definitively needs some TLC in general ...
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