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The pkgsrc developer's guide

Updating distinfo file

1. Change parameters in the Makefile.

2. Update distinfo file by calling make distinfo.

Making new patches

1. Install package pkgtools/pkgdiff

2. For every file that should be patched, cd into the workdir and copy it from filename to filename.orig and then edit the original file.

3. On the root of the package, run command mkpatches.

4. Finally, in order to generate checksums for the patch files, run make makepatchsum.

Package componentes - Creating patch files

Other useful targets

make extract
Just extract a package (doesn't apply any patches).