freetype in ports?
galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu
Wed May 20 19:47:09 UTC 2015
On Wed, May 20, 2015 2:30 pm, Polytropon wrote:
> On Wed, 20 May 2015 15:16:11 -0400, John Johnstone wrote:
>> On 5/20/15 2:17 PM, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
>> > On Wed, May 20, 2015 1:04 pm, Polytropon wrote:
>> >> On Wed, 20 May 2015 10:36:17 -0700, Jeffry Killen wrote:
>> >>> Hello;
>> >>> I want to add freetype to system so I can build php5.6x with GD,
>> >>> freetype
>> >>> ttf font support.
>> >>> I did
>> >>> find /usr/ports *freetype* and no match came up
>> >>> same with
>> >>> find /usr/ports FreeType2 and no match came up
>> > I would use unix find comand as follows:
>> > find /usr/ports -name \*freetype\*
>> > But the suggestion by Mr. Polytropon below is much better (as it
>> > care about case to the contrary to find command above...
>> How about -iname?
> Also possible, but it will find _any_ file (or even directory)
> which contains the search pattern. This may be a lot, whereas
> the _question_ you want answered is: Where does <something> live
> within the ports tree? For this question, I think using "make search"
> is the more convenient method, especially because of its output:
> Whereas find will list (correctly) found files and directories,
> "make search" will give you the port directory and additional
> information. In my opinion, this is easier to read.
> By the way, you can turn
> # cd /usr/src
> # make search name="freetype"
> # make -C /usr/ports search name="freetype"
Thanks Mr. Polytropon! The moment I saw your suggestion I told myself I
will never use unix find command when I need something related to ports
make search name="[whatever]" in /usr/ports makes much more sense. You
learn something every day!
> and create a shell alias, if you need this more often. :-)
> Even better: If you intend to search for some word(s) in the
> ports description, use key= instead of name= to search for
> Finally allow me to repeat "man 7 ports" which lists several
> other search "queries".
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