how to build from ports without downloading ports
roberthuff at rcn.com
Tue Oct 20 21:00:26 UTC 2009
Chuck Swiger writes:
> > 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
There is also the "distclean" target of make, which will get
rid of the source tarball.
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