freebsd at gordonross.org.uk
Sat Sep 24 09:37:10 PDT 2005
On Sat, 24 Sep 2005, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> Gordon Ross <freebsd at gordonross.org.uk> writes:
>> I've got two FreeBSD 5.4 machines. One is a server, the other is a
>> I've mounted on the desktop the /usr/ports directory from the
>> server. My idea being that I could share the one /usr/ports directory
>> amongst my machines and save disc space, and also save having to
>> recompile everything whenever I install a port.
>> My problem is that, if I do a "make" on one machine, I can't then do a
>> "make install" on the other machine. (When I try, nothing happens)
>> I haven't mounted any of the directories from under /var/db (e.g. pkg,
>> Is what I'm trying to do possible ?
>> If so, what am I missing or doing wrong ?
> It would probably be faster to build packages and let the client
> install those, but I think what you're looking for is "make reinstall".
Ah, that seems to be doing something..
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