parts of ports

messmate messmate at
Wed Sep 1 14:01:29 PDT 2004

On Wed, 1 Sep 2004 09:59:38 -0400
"Ralph Hempel" <rhempel at> wrote:

>> Hi,
>> is there a way to install only parts of the ports tree to set 
>> them up ? The ports tree takes 237M up :(
>> Have only 600M hd space available included  swap.
>> The purpose is to setup a firewall/router/proxy VERY 
>> secured :)
>> Thanks in advance for your help.
>> mess-mate
>You can read this little tip on how I did it....
>It deals with installing a partial ports tree for building perl,
>but applies in general to any port you want to build.
Great. And step by step explained. 
It's installed and the taken space is only 32M.
For info: a complete ports install takes 237M.
Thanks Ralph :)


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