In message: <200204262019.g3QKJSs87524@green.bikeshed.org>
"Brian F. Feldman" <green@FreeBSD.ORG> writes:
: So, as a solution for unbreaking old machines which won't understand what to
: do with those patch files (as largely demonstrated by the ports, of course),
: should there be a port for a "new" version of patch which the ports system
: can depend upon and use instead of the base system's patch? I can see this
: mattering because people are very comfortable running releases from several
: years ago.
That's a problem for ports people to deal with :-) They routinely
have stuff like this.
I think we should MFC the patch changes for 4.6, but wait for the diff
changes for 4.7 so that we have a patch that can grok the stuff for at
least three months before we have a diff in -stable that will generate
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