how to build from ports without downloading ports
cswiger at mac.com
Tue Oct 20 20:54:45 UTC 2009
On Oct 20, 2009, at 1:35 PM, Noah wrote:
> I have a server with minimal disk space. is there a way to build
> from ports without downloading ports or only downloading what is
> needed for the build and then it is removed?
You're describing the default behavior of ports-- it only downloads
sources which are needed for the current build. To clean up sources
and so forth, look to portsclean (from portupgrade). You might also
consider using pre-built packages, where available.
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