Looking for a clue... where do I start if I want to contribute a patch to a broken port?
pixilla at macports.org
Fri Sep 13 08:14:05 PDT 2013
On Sep 13, 2013, at 7:05 AM, Patrick Doyle wrote:
> I feel like I should have the proper skills to contribute a patch for a broken port, but I am lacking even the first clue as to where to start.
> I just tried installing the gcl (GNU Common Lisp) port and it failed. Following the instructions on the wiki, I have filed ticket #40468.
> Suppose I wanted to contribute a patch to fix this problem myself. Where would I start? Illustrating the amount of my cluelessness:
> 1) Where would I learn how MacPorts builds packages from a portfile?
You might scan this as well:
Bradley Giesbrecht (pixilla)
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