port questions (why do I find myself fudging symlinks to makestuff work?)

Matt Emmerton matt at gsicomp.on.ca
Wed Mar 31 17:02:48 PST 2004

> On Mar 31, 2004, at 4:29 PM, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > You're not doing it right, then :-)
> >
> > Use portupgrade with the -PP switch to force the use of packages.
> >
> What if there isn't a package for a given port? I wasn't aware
> there were packages (though I suppose for an ancient release
> like 4.9 there might be).

How is 4.9 ancient?  It's the most recent release supported for production
use. (Refer to http://www.freebsd.org if you doubt this.)

You can find all the packages you want for 4.9 at

Matt Emmerton

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