how to avoid recompiling applications?

Nikolas Britton nikolas.britton at
Sun Jun 4 10:19:55 PDT 2006

On 6/4/06, Jonathan Horne <jhorne at> wrote:
> so, could i theoretically use 'make reinstall' on a fresh system where the
> port had never been previously installed?

Yes... but what's the point?... when you can make your own packages.
instead of typing 'make install' type 'make package', this will spit
out a .tbz file you can use with pkg_add etc...

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