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Re: pkg/44713, brokennes of GNU patch

On 12/13/11 3:05 AM, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 1:22 AM, Julio Merino <> 
> wrote:
>> On 12/9/11 9:36 AM, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
>>> Hello. GNU patch fails to apply pkgsrc patches correctly (see
>>>  Another problem is that latest versions
>>> of GNU patch exit with error if files to be modified are read-only. This
>>> happens very often with pkgsrc distfiles.
>> I've found the read-only issue constantly and have been running with
>> this local patch to for a long time already:
>> -TOOLS_PLATFORM.patch?=         /usr/bin/patch
>> +TOOLS_PLATFORM.patch?=         /usr/bin/patch -g0
>> Not sure if it's OK to submit it.  Other than that, I have not
>> experienced other issues myself.
> How about setting PATCH_GET environment variable to zero
> unconditionally from inside pkgsrc?

Sounds good to me too.  (I was unaware of this variable.)

Julio Merino / @jmmv

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