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Re: The new patch method and mit-krb5

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: The new patch method and mit-krb5
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2013 16:35:26 +0100
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Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> skribis:

> A patch is needed to allow mit-krb5 to build on MIPS N32.  However, the
> new method, where 'patches' is part of 'origin', does not work for
> mit-krb5.
> mit-krb5 is distributed in a strange way.  It's distributed as a tar
> file that contains two files: a .tar.gz file with the actual source
> code, and a signature for that .tar.gz file.  The mit-krb5 recipe copes
> with this by using a custom 'unpack' phase.

The new method won’t work in this case.

Thus, the patch has to be applied manually with

  (system* "patch" "-p1" "--batch" "-i" ...)

in the custom ‘unpack’ phase.


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