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

Mark Blackman mark at
Thu Jul 12 17:03:57 UTC 2012

On 12 Jul 2012, at 17:23, Kaya Saman wrote:

> How does one get round this issue as my superiors are telling me that
> opening up FTP is a security risk and therefor don't want to proceed?
> I would like to use ports specifically and not the pkg_add tool to get software.
> Can anyone sugget anything?

The usual solution appears to be to add


to your /etc/make.conf file


- Mark

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