Ports Collection

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at student.uu.se
Sat Mar 29 13:36:09 PST 2003

On Sat, Mar 29, 2003 at 04:29:31PM -0500, Paul D.Lathrop wrote:
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> I have a question about the ports collection. What are the possible 
> "arguments" to make, and what do they do. For example, I know the basic 
> make install and make clean, but I have heard of make fetch and several 
> others. Is there a way to have a port tell you it's dependencies 
> without installing them (so you  can tune the installation of each to 
> your needs)?

May I suggest you read the ports(7) manpage?  That should answer most
of your questions.  The file /usr/ports/Mk/bsd.port.mk also contains
useful information.

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Erik Trulsson
ertr1013 at student.uu.se

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