Subject: Re: gcc and patches
To: Michael Rauch <>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/26/2001 14:00:01
Michael Rauch <> writes:
> as the package lang/gcc (2.95.2) is not yet supported on NetBSD/sparc 1.5, 
> I've hacked a little bit around and have now a running version. I'm now at 
> the stage where I'd like to submit these patches back to NetBSD, but 
> couldn't find real info what would be the best way (well, except that I 
> should write a PR.) E.g. I have to modify existing patch-files, patches to 
> patch-files or just the new version? 

That good news!  Judging from other PRs, people generally provide a
path against the existing package structure, so I say for you to
generate a large unidiff against the existing patches.


     -- Johnny C. Lam <>
        Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University