Which specific version will be installed via pkg_add or via the port?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Thu Sep 2 14:43:43 UTC 2010

Ed Flecko <edflecko at gmail.com> writes:

> When you're installing software via the pkg_add command or building
> from source, how do you what specific version you'll be installing
> BEFORE you actually install it?

By reading the port's Makefile, in my case.
Other common options are 
 "make packagename" in the port's directory

There are probably more ways in ports(7), as well.

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