Copying system/ports configuration?

Doug Barton dougb at
Fri Dec 19 22:00:34 UTC 2008

Bernard Dugas wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Dec 2008 09:26:05 -0800 (PST), "Dr. Jennifer Nussbaum"
> <bg271828 at> wrote:
>> I dont quickly see a free tool to do this. Maybe its easier
>> to do this from scratch....
> I just found last week ports-mngnt/portmaster that can help you to do
> that, and i have suggested portmaster author to add an -export option
> readable to built new ports on another computer.
> May be an -export-packages option would be nice also ?

The process described in the portmaster man page is not quite as
simple as you seem to be asking for, but it is designed to be
thorough, and to work with a wide variety of configurations. It has
also been tested extensively.

hope this helps,



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