make package from port

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Fri Apr 23 10:23:52 PDT 2004

On Wed, Apr 21, 2004 at 09:59:19PM +0000, Killermink ! wrote:

> Is there a way I can create a package of xfce and its dependencies, so i 
> can back them up, reinstall then pkg_add them/it easily?  I tried a make 
> package but it failed as it said it was already installed?

To create a package from an already installed port:

    # pkg_create -b pkg-name

(where pkg-name is the appropriate entry in /var/db/pkg)



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