How do you know how to install ports? (like vmware3)
4711 at chello.at
Thu Sep 30 12:40:57 PDT 2004
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On Thursday 30 September 2004 08:03, bsdfsse wrote:
> For example, I have been trying to install the vmware3 port - and I find
> all kinds of tidbits all over the web about little things that need to
> be done to get it to work. The information sometimes covers version
> 2.0, sometimes 3.2, and sometimes 4.5. If someone just goes in to
> /usr/ports/emulators/vmware3 and does a "make install", how would they
> know what else to do?
> I'm new to FreeBSD, maybe I am missing something obvious?
You probably missed the pkg-message display. In your terminal session, simply
scroll back a view lines after the install target has been completed or type
'cat /usr/ports/emulators/vmware3/pkg-message' to view it again.
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