making packages

Chris chris at
Tue Aug 30 22:20:17 GMT 2005

Roland Smith wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 30, 2005 at 09:26:05PM +0100, Chris wrote:
>>I'm just checking out how to make my own packages from ports. To see how 
>>things work I  did ``make package'' in misc/bb. I get this:
> <snip>
>>Are there better ways of making a package?
> See the -b option of pkg_create in the manual page.
> Roland

Wow! fast answer I only just wrote the question.

The pkg_create man page advises to ``use a front-end tool for the job
      rather than muddling through it yourself''. What front-end tools 
are there? Or am I just being a wimp :?

thanks very much


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