make install a port, but with a package?
kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Jul 31 06:38:00 UTC 2007
On Tue, Jul 31, 2007 at 08:32:58AM +0200, Heino Tiedemann wrote:
> Manolis Kiagias <sonicy at otenet.gr> wrote:
> > Make install will always compile from source. You could however use:
> > setenv PACKAGESITE
> > ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-6-stable/Latest/
> > or
> > export
> > PACKAGESITE=ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-6-stable/Latest/
> > (if you use bash)
> > and then do pkg_add, will get you latest packages build from the -STABLE
> > ports. You don't even have to worry about specific version numbers (i.e.
> > pkg_add -r bash instead of pkg_add -r bash-3.2.17_1) so this is a close
> > to a "port tree simulation" as possible. The package may still be
> > lagging a few versions behind the port however (or in some cases may not
> > even exist).
> What about the variable PKG_SITES?
> Once I found (in sime wiki or howto) this entry:
> export PKG_SITES=ftp://ftp7.de.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-6-stable/
> what about that variable PKG_SITES? what is it for?
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