itetcu at FreeBSD.org
Mon Mar 3 20:03:00 UTC 2008
On Mon, 3 Mar 2008 00:39:54 -0800
Doug Hardie <bc979 at lafn.org> wrote:
> On Mar 2, 2008, at 23:50, Scot Hetzel wrote:
> > On 3/2/08, Doug Hardie <bc979 at lafn.org> wrote:
> >> Adding ports to FreeBSD 7 I normally build from source and create a
> >> package. With previous versions the created packages went
> >> into /usr/ ports/packages/All. However the packages directory was
> >> not created on
> >> a new installation. The packages were being built in the ports top
> >> level directory. Before I noticed that, I created a packages
> >> directory and the remaining packages are being built in it as
> >> before. I didn't find any indications of a change in the various
> >> notes with the release. Has there been a change in the package
> >> structure?
> > That is how it always worked.
> > If you don't create the /usr/ports/packages directory, then make
> > package in /usr/ports/<category>/<port> will place the newly created
> > package in this directory.
> I don't recall ever having to create the directory. Seems like the
> base install created it for me. Anyway, I have moved all of them
> there and everything seems to work fine. Thanks.
Probably you chose not to install the ports tarball.
IOnut - Un^d^dregistered ;) FreeBSD "user"
"Intellectual Property" is nowhere near as valuable as "Intellect"
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