how to avoid recompiling applications?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Mon Jun 5 07:49:59 PDT 2006

Jonathan Horne <jhorne at> writes:

> so, could i theoretically use 'make reinstall' on a fresh system where the 
> port had never been previously installed?

Maybe, maybe not.  If "make install" doesn't work because there's
already a .install_done...  file in the work directory, then reinstall
will be what you need.

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