How to handle 'local' ports/packages?

RW list-freebsd-2004 at
Thu Apr 6 00:47:35 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 05 April 2006 01:35, freebsd-questions at wrote:

> to the +CONTENTS file for the package, but then portmanager complains that
> it is nonexistent and won't complete 'portmanager -s'. To make matters
> more awkward, this package is built from a closed-source binary
> distribution and thus can't be properly ported, so I can't set it up
> properly. 

A port does not have to be built from source, there are several (maybe many) 
closed-source packages in the ports-tree, for example:


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