patching things

Lenore Horner LenoreHorner at
Sat Apr 11 20:01:52 PDT 2009

On Apr 11, 2009, at 20:04 , Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Apr 11, 2009, at 16:09, Lenore Horner wrote:
>> I was wrong about Pango being dead.  Someone suggested a patch and  
>> I forgot because I didn't know what to do with it.  So, if a patch  
>> exists from outside MacPorts, how to I get it into MacPorts and use  
>> it?
> Download the text version of the patch here:
> Call it "pango.diff" and place it on your desktop.
> Clean the pango port, extract it, then go into the pango work  
> directory and patch it. Then install.
> sudo port clean pango
> sudo port extract pango
> cd $(port work pango)/pango-*
> patch -p1 < ~/desktop/pango.diff
> cd
> sudo port -d install pango 2>&1 | tee ~/Desktop/pango.txt
> Should this not work, the output has been saved in pango.txt on your  
> desktop which you can send back here to the list or attach to the  
> MacPorts ticket.
Before this message came through I was able to simply alter the two  
files on my computer to match the diff shown in the link, but thank  
you for explaining how to do it properly.


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