Subject: Re: optional patches?
To: Greg Troxel <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/09/2005 15:22:35
On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 01:30:43PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> I've wanted to do this too.  Emacs needs a patch to make it play well
> with cfs and coda.  Well, probably cfs and coda need fixing really, but
> I'd like to have a PKG_OPTIONS.emacs=coda be able to pull in a patch that
> disables clash detection, since those symlinks end up causing trouble.
> Off by default, of course.   There's a similar fix for cfs, but it's
> always applied, since it doesn't hurt.

Another nice example: optionally apply BIND DLZ patches to net/bind9. :-)