Using the ports dev structure for individual projects....
Frank J. Laszlo
laszlof at tvog.net
Wed Mar 16 15:20:29 PST 2005
Forrest Aldrich wrote:
> I've been asked to take a few select ports from /usr/ports and create
> a build environment.
> This presents a few technical issues, some of which can be dealt with
> by overriding certain variables like PORTSDIR, NOPORTDOCS, et al.
> The second problem is ports are updated with some frequency, and we
> need to keep a stateful build environment so that each dependency is
> there "as-is" during that build.
> I figure I could lessen the pain of hacking variables by simply
> snapshotting the /usr/ports struture, placing that into a separate
> directory and then modifying PORTSDIR and DISTDIR in the build process.
> So before I go too far here, I wonder if someone else has done this -
> perhaps some examples/tips/feedback would be appreciated.
I'm not sure I 100% understand what you are trying to do here, But maybe
this will give you some more information.
Hope that help.s
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