pdlathro at chartermi.net
Sat Mar 29 14:28:01 PST 2003
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On Saturday, March 29, 2003, at 04:36 PM, Erik Trulsson wrote:
> 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
>> make install and make clean, but I have heard of make fetch and
>> 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.
> <Insert your favourite quote here.>
> Erik Trulsson
> ertr1013 at student.uu.se
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Thanks, will do.
(Never thought there would *be* a man page :-) )
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