How to install the latest version of automake on ports

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Apr 26 17:18:39 PDT 2004

On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 07:51:38AM +0800, Stephen Liu wrote:

> > Because you didn't ask for it, you asked for
> > automake-1.5.  automake
> > 1.7 is in the automake17 port.
> Hi Kris,
> Tks for your advice.  'pkg_add automake' would not
> look for the latest version of package 'automake'

No, it does look for the latest version of the package automake, which
is currently automake-1.5,1.

> Kindly advise whether I should run
> # cd /usr/ports/devel/
> # pkg_add -r automake17
> OR just
> # cd /usr/ports/
> # pkg_add -r automake17

The cd is irrelevant since pkg_add -r does not use the ports collection.

> Shall I run 'make clean' afterwards

Also irrelevant.

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