doubts on FreeBSD
tedm at toybox.placo.com
Thu Nov 24 05:28:18 GMT 2005
>From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Cstdenis
>Sent: Tuesday, November 22, 2005 3:42 AM
>To: Anirban Adhikary; freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>Subject: Re: doubts on FreeBSD
>Same as any other *nix operating system. Basically just follow the
>installation instructions with the program. Common basic ones are...
> tar -zxf file.tar.gz
>cd into the extracted dir
> cd file/
>run the configure script if there is one.
>and compile it with make or if necessary gmake
>But, if a program is in the ports tree you are better off using
>you have specific reason not to.
Most of the time - there are some ports that the authors make
very strange decisions on, though. (ever tried the dspam port?)
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