Convert all packages to ports

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Thu Jul 1 21:31:50 UTC 2010

Hi, Chris

On 7/1/10 5:23 PM, Chris Stankevitz wrote:
> Hello,
> I setup my system using "packages".  I have 675 "packages" installed and 0 "ports" installed.
> Q: Is there a simple way to replace each "package" with the locally compiled "port"?
> Ideally the procedure will not ask me any questions and will leave me with 0 installed "packages" and 675 installed "ports".

You might have a look at ports-mgmt/portmaster.  It will prompt you for 
configuration settings before proceeding with building your ports.


Glen Barber

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