Debian apt-get / FreeBSD ports
bill at wiliweld.com
Tue Jan 24 10:36:22 PST 2006
At Tue, 24 Jan 2006 it looks like devnull at plugthebox.net composed:
> I come from a Debian background, i normally 'apt-get update' the list of
> the packages that apt-get mirrors serve before 'apt-get install'ing any
> package. Is there anything like that while using FreeBSD ports? If no,
> How does ports know what are the versions of the latest packages?
Just "cd" into the /usr/ports/<category>/<package>
and type "make install clean"
It will fetch all the needed dependencies, kinda fun to watch if
your new to it :)
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