Making a port

Andy Kish kobold at
Sat Dec 30 12:40:27 PST 2006

Chapters 3 and 4 here should get you started: http:// Chapter 15 deals with how  
to submit the port once you are done, although you'll have to  
interpolate between the old bug tracking system and the new.

Sadly the documentation hasn't been moved over to the new website or  

If you want to work on an updating scheme48, you might want to start  
from the old portfile using:
port cat scheme48 > Portfile.old

then just submit the diff as shown in Chapter 15 when submitting the  


On Dec 30, 2006, at 11:01 AM, Watson Ladd wrote:

> I have decided to make a portfile for the new scheme48 version. What
> should I read to learn how to do this?
> Thank you,
> Watson Ladd
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