eikemeier at fillmore-labs.com
Fri Jan 30 11:43:08 PST 2004
jhoder at bu.edu wrote:
> i have a few questions about the freebsd ports collection:
> i couldn't find source code linked from the fbsd site for irc, for example. do
> you know where i can find it, and how can i be sure that what i find will
> compile on freebsd?
> i'm relatively new to compiling software and i'm wondering
> if each program has its own set of rules, or are there some generic lessons
> about compiling that might serve me well?
> also, if you have any suggestions about some simple programs which i could
> modify and recompile on freebsd i'd be grateful.
See the links on <http://www.freebsd.org/ports/> for an Introduction into FreeBSD's
ports system, and the Porter's Handbook if you want to learn how to write your own
More information about the freebsd-ports