A package for the ubuntu-font port?

Kevin Oberman rkoberman at gmail.com
Sat Apr 27 18:48:00 UTC 2013

On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 3:03 AM, Johan Hendriks <joh.hendriks at gmail.com>wrote:

> Grant D. Watson schreef:
>> Ports folks,
>> I sent a message to Kevin Lo, since the ports search site lists his
>> address for ubuntu-font, but he said this isn't his area.
>> I am a Linux user who's been playing with FreeBSD and enjoying it; in
>> creating and destroying experimental VMs I've made great use of binary
>> packages.  For some reason the ubuntu-font port is not available as a
>> package.  Would that be difficult to change?  It's no hardship to
>> install it from ports of course, but having it as a package would be
>> convenient.
>> Thanks for all your work.
>> Grant
>>  You could create your own package after it is installed from ports.
> |pkg_create -b ubuntu-font-0.80_1
> pkg_add <filename> will install the package.
> gr
> johan
> Or, more simply, build and install the port and then 'make package'.  Both
portmaster an portupgrade support package building that is generally
cleaner. For portmaster, '-g' is the option

R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
E-mail: rkoberman at gmail.com

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