What does it mean to use ports?
hartzell at alerce.com
Mon Jul 15 15:47:52 UTC 2019
> Thanks! Somehow I thought this would be a lot easier --- and of course,
> it isn't. For now, I'll stick with the binary packages until there's
> good reason not to. Anything else is too time consuming because there
> is so much that I need to figure out first.
You're welcome. It's not *that* hard (once you uncover the correct
magic) but there's a fair bit of complexity to juggle. Most of it's
inherent complexity (unavoidable) that comes along with "building
things from the internet" and/but some of it is specific to the
It's a good thing to practice on a disposable machine (or in a jail,
or ...) before you use it on anything serious.
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