On Sat 19 Dec 2020 at 19:36:15 +0100, Rhialto wrote: > For archivers/zoo, the distfile for version zoo-2.10pl1 at > ftp://ftp.kiarchive.ru/pub/unix/arcers/ is not available any more (the > site doesn't seem to respond), but version zoo-2.10 (no patch level 1) > is still available from ftp://ftp.fau.de/aminet/misc/unix/. > > I can easily generate a patch file that represents the difference, and > add that as one of the patches. However it changes several files, which > would be against policy I suppose. But mixing these patches into the > existing handfuls of patches gives a mess, and would be annoying to > disentangle if we locate another upstream of the patched version. > > Clever ideas? I have set up https://gitlab.com/Rhialto/zoo with 2.10 and pl1. I could add the patches one by one, and check if FreeBSD has any extra patches, and use that as upstream... (I've done a similar thing with wip/nget, which got really uncompilable with current compilers, and needed a lot of rework...) -Olaf. -- Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert -- rhialto at falu dot nl ___ Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on \X/ no account be allowed to do the job. --Douglas Adams, "THGTTG"
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