Download ports from another machine
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Sat Jul 16 12:46:46 GMT 2005
On Sat, Jul 16, 2005 at 01:52:33PM +0200, Emil Khatib wrote:
> Hi everybody, I'm using freebsd on a 56k connection, so you'll
> probably imagine how frustrating is to spend hours and hours
> downloading a simple program (plus its dozens of dependecies). I
> wanted to know if there is any way to get a list and download the
> programs from another computer with a faster connection. My problem is
> that I have only access to machines using Windows, so I can't do a
> "make fetch-recursive"...
> Can anybody help me please? Thanks in advance
You can download the files you need and put them into /usr/ports/distfiles
Run portupgrade -n to see what files are needed.
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