What is the proper way to maintain a local port file?

Bradley Giesbrecht pixilla at macports.org
Mon Jun 27 10:44:03 PDT 2011

On Jun 27, 2011, at 10:14 AM, Bjarne D Mathiesen wrote:

> Michael_google gmail_Gersten wrote:
>>>> What is the proper way to maintain a local port?
>>>> 2. Modifying an existing port.
>>> 2) keeping local patches
>>> (2) can be a bit of a pain in the ass, but has the advantage that you'll
>>> discover when and if the official port breaks your patch.
>>> I've got procedures and scripts to handle both cases that you are
>>> welcome to get and take a look at :-)
>> This is what I'm looking for. Where are your scripts? I was hoping to
>> find a link in there.
> https://trac.macports.org/wiki/howto/AdvancedDailyAdm

\${2} : install prefix         ( default /macports )

This is not the MacPorts default prefix. The default prefix is /opt/local.

Bradley Giesbrecht (pixilla)

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