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Re: How to patch a crate?

On Fri, 28 Aug 2020 11:10:36 +0000
voidpin <> wrote:

> I'm trying to build 'librespot' in wip but, I'm getting a Rust "out-of-scope" error
> while compiling 'get_if_addrs', one of the dependency crates.
> Unfortunately, 'get_if_addrs' is a archived crate.
> Is it possible to patch a crate? If so, what's the recommended way to do this?

Yes. You can create a patch relative to WRKSRC.
for a current example. It is not ideal to do this because it generates
a pkglint warning, but it works.
Please also send the patch to the upstream crate maintainer.


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