Subject: Re: fixing ifdefs and big patches
To: Tim Rightnour <>
From: Todd Vierling <tv@NetBSD.ORG>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/29/1998 07:47:00
On Thu, 28 May 1998, Tim Rightnour wrote:

: While porting a FreeBSD package from thier ports system to our pkg system
: today, I ran into a ton of diffs that were clumped together into one massive
: patch.

I typically bundle files in the same source directory into the same
patchfile.  There are several packages that, if you broke up the patchfiles,
would end up with several dozen!  This is not _always_ a bad thing.

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.