General issues with the ports system

Robin Schoonover end at
Wed Jul 7 10:05:26 PDT 2004

On Wed, 07 Jul 2004 19:01:44 +0200, Konstantin 'Kosta' Welke wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Jul 2004 19:20:21 -0700, Roop Nanuwa <roop.nanuwa at>  
> wrote:
> > Also, realize that most ports
> > have dependencies that will need to be satisfied if you wish to
> > compile them. Those will also have to be present.
> Sure. I guess the main problem with the "use cvs to get only the
> portsdir you want" problem is that *IF* there is an unsatisfied
> dependency, it can't `cd` to the right directory. This is the
> tricky part :) Maybe its covered in 'BSD Hacks'...

portcheckout (devel/portcheckout)

I never really used it though, so I can't say how well it works.

Robin Schoonover (aka End)
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#      though I don't know what it's a plan for."

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