How to see Macports patches
cal at macports.org
Mon May 6 19:36:27 UTC 2019
On Sun, May 05, 2019 at 07:22:49PM -0400, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
> I want to see the patches applied to Unistring
> (https://www.gnu.org/software/libunistring/). I found the package in
> search at https://www.macports.org/ports.php?by=name&substr=libunistring
> . Following the "source" link to Macport's GitHub I see
> , but it does not have the patches.
The Portfile that you've found will contain a 'patchfiles' directive if
patches are being applied to a port's source tree. The absence of a
'patchfiles' directive in the libunistring Portfile tells you that
MacPorts does not apply patches.
> Where can I find the patches for Unistring?
If there was a patchfiles directive, MacPorts would first look for the
patch file in a 'files' directory next to the Portfile and would
otherwise attempt to download the patches from 'patch_sites', which
defaults to 'master_sites'.
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