Updating Bind & OpenSSL on 6.1-Stable/Release
mnslinky at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 12:09:47 UTC 2007
On Mar 27, 2007, at 12:12 AM, Don O'Neil wrote:
> If they are 'ports' specificly built for FreeBSD, shouldn't the port
> maintainer make them install like the originals were? Makes sense
> to me....
> Or maybe the original install/release needs to be changed to
> install the
> same as the port.
> It's a pain having to debug where everything went, change config
> update startup scripts, make symlinks, etc... When if it were Linux
> a simple
> RPM install would update it and I'd be done with it.
> Just my observations.
The ports tree installs things to the /usr/local/ prefix, to help you
keep your ports and base system separate. This is a normal behavior,
and has been normal for a lot longer than you have been using
FreeBSD. I apologize, but I doubt the developers are going to change
the standard behavior just because you got confused the first time
you tried to replace a base system component.
Look here in section 220.127.116.11:
Eric F Crist
Secure Computing Networks
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