change kde4 (pkg) to kde4 (ports)
axelbsd at ymail.com
Fri Jun 18 09:12:44 UTC 2010
Thank you for correcting me
--- En date de : Ven 18.6.10, Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> a écrit :
> De: Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de>
> Objet: Re: Re : change kde4 (pkg) to kde4 (ports)
> À: "Alexandre L." <axelbsd at ymail.com>
> Cc: "Giorgos Tsiapaliokas" <terietor at gmail.com>, freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Date: Vendredi 18 juin 2010, 8h47
> On Fri, 18 Jun 2010 08:21:53 +0000
> (GMT), "Alexandre L." <axelbsd at ymail.com>
> > Why do you want to do that ?
> > Packages are in this directory by default :
> > --- En date de : Jeu 17.6.10, Giorgos Tsiapaliokas
> <terietor at gmail.com>
> a écrit :
> > > De: Giorgos Tsiapaliokas <terietor at gmail.com>
> > > Objet: change kde4 (pkg) to kde4 (ports)
> > > À: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> > > Date: Jeudi 17 juin 2010, 18h46
> > > hello,
> > >
> > > i have installed kde4 via the package system.
> > > how can i install the kde4 via ports system
> > > deleting the packages
> > > and then compiling them?
> > >
> > > thank you for answering :)
> Not fully correct.
> The directory /usr/ports/distfiles/ does not contain
> It contains distribution files, those are usually archives
> full of source code and other resources that a port needs
> be processed.
> To the OP:
> If you've already installed KDE4 from packages, the step
> in the KDE4 ports directory will first generate KDE, and
> step "make install" will install it. You have to deinstall
> ("make deinstall") your KDE (from packages) first. To the
> system, it doesn't matter if a program has been installed
> from ports or packages; packages can be seen as
> and compressed ports, while ports "per se" are the
> to create the programs (sources, resources, images, and so
> If you want to create packages from a port (or maybe
> you already have installed, use "make package". This will
> generate a compressed archive in /usr/ports/packages/
> You can install those packages on other systems, for
> without the need for compiling or fetching (a good
> for off-line operations).
> If this wasn't the answer you were searchig for, try to
> in a more precise way. :-)
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