Install Squid on FBSD with different configure options?

Rodrigo Gonzalez rjgonzale at
Fri Feb 18 17:33:02 UTC 2011

On Friday, February 18, 2011 01:53:27 PM Ed Flecko wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I want to install squid from the ports package (i.e.,
> /usr/ports/www/squid) instead of installing from source (which, it's
> my understanding, would force me to create a squid user, squid group,
> etc. manually).
> However, I want squid to be installed with the ability to restrict end
> users internet access based upon their PCs MAC address, which means I
> need the --enable-arp-acl option when installing squid.
> I have modified the Makefile (/usr/ports/www/squid/Makefile) to
> include this option, but now I'm a little confused - if I use the
> standard pkg_add squid command, won't that just fetch the package from
> the internet?
> How do I install squid from the ports package that's on my hard drive?

cd /usr/ports/www/squid
make config
make install clean

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