Question about ports

Franklin Pierce franklin_pierce at
Wed Apr 23 22:35:24 PDT 2003

> 	I remember someone saying how to do this, but I've since 
> forgotten.  What's the command to pull down all of the source files for 
> each and every single port in /usr/ports that is needed to install any of 
> the ports?  AKA all of the files that should end up being stored in 
> /usr/ports/distfiles

All the commands are listed in:

I think the specific command you want is:
make fetch-recursive

although I could be wrong and frequently am paid to be.

Franklin Pierce

"It's a new idea," said Jai.
"I'd better go and share it with the club before I become rigid and defensive about it," he added hastily.
               --Joanna Russ, _And Chaos Died_

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