how to display pkg-message

Mel Flynn mel.flynn+fbsd.questions at
Sun Sep 6 18:55:36 UTC 2009

On Sunday 06 September 2009 20:18:38 Chris Whitehouse wrote:

> Thanks for the info. I read man ports, quite a lot of plus
> list archives

If you want to see the dynamically generated pkg-message of a *port*, before 
building/installing it (f.e. to identify what gotchas there are), use the 

make -C /usr/ports/category/portname WRKDIR=/tmp apply-slist && cat /tmp/pkg-

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