multiple versions of development ports

michael johnson ahze at
Sun Jun 11 05:04:22 UTC 2006

On 6/11/06, Dave <dmehler26 at> wrote:
> Hello,
>     I've got a 6.1 box that i'm trying to install some software on for
> development. The software needs autoconf, automake, autoheader, etc. which
> has been installed in multiple versions autoconf213, 253, 259, the same
> for
> automake etc. I created symlinks from the say autoconf259 to autoconf so
> it
> would be found by the configure process, but was wondering if there was a
> better way, such as some option to add to make.conf so that all ports
> utilize a specific version of autoconf or automake as the case may be?
> Thanks.

check out ports/devel/configgen , it handles version numbers auto and works
most of the time.


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