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Currently for most consolidations that are been updated upstream outside openindiana we maintain a mq patch queue that holds our difference from the upstream. We have a standardised system for which to store and apply this to produce and build OpenIndiana versions.

Mq is a Mercurial extension and must be turned on before use.
Edit your ~/.hgrc file and add
mq =

I'll use slim_source (caimen consolidation) and revision 151 as an example, but simply change both to other consolidations.

First get the main non mq repo
hg clone
then update to the revision you are working on
cd slim_source
hg update Build151
Then get the mq repo into .hg/patches
hg clone .hg/patches
and now apply (push) all the patches
hg qpush -a

Now you have the latest openindiana patched version of the consolidation.

Note: the qclone facility to automate some of this, doesn't appear to work with the openindiana mq patch repo, so have to use the two clone method above.

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