Is there a way to run FreeBSD ports through port 80?

Kaya Saman kayasaman at
Thu Jul 12 17:00:02 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 5:47 PM, Mark Felder <feld at> wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Jul 2012 11:23:29 -0500, Kaya Saman <kayasaman at> wrote:
>> I would like to use ports specifically and not the pkg_add tool to get
>> software.
> Getting the ports tree with csup/cvsup wouldn't use ftp. You could run your
> own local mirror (net/cvsup-mirror) as well.
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Yeah, this is a good idea.... I was actually thinking about this.

I've never done it so I'd need to google around a bit and do some
testing but it is probably what we would want to do!



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