how to recompile a port in a clean maneer?
eric.devolder at gmail.com
Wed Oct 5 05:29:12 PDT 2005
I'm newby to FreeBSD. I'm using FreeBSD 4.11-RELEASE #0 and here is my wish:
I would like to fetch the sources for an old port release ( I know I can
grab it from ftp-archive.freebsd.org <http://ftp-archive.freebsd.org> but I
don't know how to fetch the sources with freebsd command line tools), change
the makefile and/or patch the source, recompile and possibly make a package
(.tgz) to be installed somewhere else.
My specific questions are:
* how to fetch the source code of a port? and especially from another
* how to unpack, change the makefile, compile?
* how to package it again?
I've gone through various manuals, without any success so far (at least I've
got cvsup installed, that's maybe a start...)
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