How to see Macports patches

Clemens Lang cal at
Mon May 6 19:36:27 UTC 2019

Hi Jeffrey,

On Sun, May 05, 2019 at 07:22:49PM -0400, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
> I want to see the patches applied to Unistring
> ( I found the package in
> search at
> . 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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