Port Changes FAQ

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Fri Jun 20 04:39:16 UTC 2014

On Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:02:51 -0700, Chris Maness wrote:
> If install a port by the old fashioned diving into the ports tree, and
> #make install clean, will it be registered in the database that pkg
> (8) reads?

Yes. All port management tools are able to use pkg instead of pkg_*
means after performing the transition to the new system (or starting
with it). So for example, if you use portmaster or portupgrade to
install a port, it will work as well.

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