making packages from ports

Philip M. Gollucci philip at
Mon Nov 12 22:24:37 PST 2007

Daniel Marsh wrote:
> On Nov 13, 2007 11:48 AM, Dave <dmehler26 at> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>    I've got a box i'd like to build packages from ports on, and deploy
>> those packages to other machines. I'll use postfix as an example. I did make
>> package from postfix's directory and selected pcre and mysql support. I got
>> the postfix tarball package, but when i tried to install it on another box
>> it needed pcre and mysql-client packages. I had to run make package in each
>> of their directories. I was wondering if there was a recursive way of
>> package making?
>> Thanks.
>> Dave.
> Have a look at pkg_create(1)
make package-recursive

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