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614da586 1If FreeBSD ports fail to build on DragonFly they don't get included in the dports repo. There may already be logs here: <http://leaf.dragonflybsd.org/~marino/boomlogs/>
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614da586 31. Begin with downloading the FreeBSD ports tree. See instructions here: <http://www.freebsd.org/ports/installing.html>. Git repos are available here: <https://github.com/freebsd/>.
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614da586 52. Copy the broken port from your fresh FreeBSD ports tree into your dports tree. Now you can try building it on DragonFly and fix what's broken.
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73. Submit a fix to FreeBSD ports or dports, depending on what the fix is. Ask on the lists or in the IRC channel if you don't know the appropriate place. dports issues are reported to <https://github.com/jrmarino/DPorts/issues> and ports issues go to <http://www.freebsd.org/send-pr.html>.
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9Other interesting links is the dports main repo: <https://github.com/jrmarino/DPorts> and <http://www.freshports.org/>, where you can search for ports.