Is there a way to compare what is in the ports tree with what
jerrymc at msu.edu
Mon Nov 5 07:59:34 PST 2007
On Mon, Nov 05, 2007 at 02:36:00AM +0000, Pollywog wrote:
> On Monday 05 November 2007 02:04:39 Robert Huff wrote:
> > Brett Davidson writes:
> > > ie. If I had a particular version of the ports tree on a server,
> > > how could I check to see if any of the programs in that tree were
> > > actually installed?
> > >
> > > Is there a simple command or sequence of commands to do this?
> > dir /var/d/pkg | grep <portname>
> My Linux systems have a "dir" command but my FreeBSD does not.
> Is there something I need to install?
Yes, just install your own alias.
For example, in my .cshrc file for the accounts I use I put:
alias dir ls -lAF
and then I have a dir.
I also alias ls to:
alias ls ls -F
and lo to:
alias lo logout
and numerous others.
That is the normal way of creating these simple things.
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