A question about dwnloading Ports

Arek Czereszewski arek at wup-katowice.pl
Fri Jun 17 13:40:16 GMT 2005

Użytkownik 子耗 napisał:

> I am a new user to Freebsd. I do not have a high speed connection, so
> I could not install softwares from ports directly. It takes me a lot
> of time. I wonder how to download the whole ports, so that I could
> download it in Net Cafe, and save it to my moible harddisk and then, I
> could install softwares after I get home. It is of no use to download
> the ports trees only. I need to download all the source codes the
> first time, and I could use cvs system to update it.

If you want for example install mc
# cd /usr/ports/misc/mc
# make fetch-recursive
===> Fetching all distfiles for mc-4.6.0_15 and dependencies

And you have mc with  dependencies.
All downloaded files you have in:

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