swhetzel at gmail.com
Mon Mar 3 07:50:41 UTC 2008
On 3/2/08, Doug Hardie <bc979 at lafn.org> wrote:
> Adding ports to FreeBSD 7 I normally build from source and create a
> package. With previous versions the created packages went into /usr/
> ports/packages/All. However the packages directory was not created on
> a new installation. The packages were being built in the ports top
> level directory. Before I noticed that, I created a packages
> directory and the remaining packages are being built in it as before.
> I didn't find any indications of a change in the various notes with
> the release. Has there been a change in the package structure?
That is how it always worked.
If you don't create the /usr/ports/packages directory, then make
package in /usr/ports/<category>/<port> will place the newly created
package in this directory.
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