Quick ports question
freebsd at edvax.de
Sun Jul 6 02:39:57 UTC 2014
On Sun, 6 Jul 2014 02:44:34 +0100, Guy Harrison wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I've just downloaded FreeBSD-10.0-RELEASE-amd64-bootonly.iso & noticed it's
> failing to fetch from /usr/ports/distfiles/..
> #cd /usr/ports/shells/bash
> #make install clean
> ..but then going to the package source site(s). It's been a while (version 8
> at least) since I've done this. Just wanted to verify this is normal
This is correct. If the required source files (tarballs or
other archives) are present in the correct version located
in /usr/ports/distfiles, they will be extracted and used.
If not (usually like after the installation), they will be
fetched and stored in /usr/ports/distfiles (for possible
later use, for example when you rebuild a port after a
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