Sharing /usr/ports between AMD64 and I386 ok?

Matthew D. Fuller fullermd at
Tue Dec 27 12:26:00 PST 2005

On Tue, Dec 27, 2005 at 09:20:47PM +0100 I heard the voice of
Pav Lucistnik, and lo! it spake thus:
> Francisco Reyes p??e v ?t 27. 12. 2005 v 14:55 -0500:
> > Is /usr/ports the same for AM64 and I386?
> The FreeBSD Ports Collection is one and the same across all the
> releases and architectures.

Just make sure you scrupulously `make clean`, or sooner or later
you'll end up installing a dependancy on the wrong architecture.  Not
that I've ever done such a thing, you understand...

Matthew Fuller     (MF4839)   |  fullermd at
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