Building packages without installing them?

Manolis Kiagias sonic2000gr at
Fri Mar 20 01:26:34 PDT 2009

Ross wrote:
> I want to use my home server to build Xorg and KDE packages for a
> desktop. man ports says make package will install the port. I don't
> need Xorg on the server and I would like to tweak make.conf to build
> for a different architecture. Is there a way to do this?

Use ports-mgmt/tinderbox. Very powerful and relatively easy to use.

You will have to follow the instructions here:

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