Question about ports builds
roberthuff at rcn.com
Thu Jul 6 16:24:10 UTC 2006
Charlie Sorsby writes:
> When one builds (or attempts to build) a port, does the Makefile
> know about dependencies and, if necessary, fetch and build any
> that are needed but not found?
> PS It would be really helpful if each port/package at freebsd.org
> had an indication whether it requires the latest and greatest
> version of freeBSD. Put another way, it would be nice to know
> the oldest version of freeBSD it will work with. Perhaps that
> could be included in the "Requires" list on the page for the
Scan the Makefile for OSVERSION.
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