Totally newbie - install problems
judmarc at fastmail.fm
Thu Jun 19 18:09:11 PDT 2003
On Thu, 19 Jun 2003 17:52:09 -0700 (PDT), jle <jle at baa.ssars.net> wrote:
>> The target is actually "depends" with the "s".
>> But how is that different from 'make install clean'?
> make depend (without the 's') all install clean has always worked for me.
> I've used that since FreeBSD 2.1 at least.
> I would think if it was depends that it would say something like:
> make: don't know how to make depend. Stop
> So I assume that depend makes dependencies and all makes all options.
> never really cared what the targets do individually but that's what I use
> to build ports, it always builds the dependencies and I've never had
> any problems using it. Maybe it's redundant or superfluous but it works
> for me.
It's probably automatic by now, but yeah, you can save yourself a bit of
typing by just using
# make install clean
- it builds all dependencies as well as the main port. Portupgrade by
itself won't upgrade all the dependencies. You'll want to use the -R
option for that.
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