Offline Ports Tree

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at
Sat Mar 21 21:20:57 UTC 2020

On Sat, 21 Mar 2020 13:41:28 -0700
Ihor Antonov <ihor at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am trying to figure out if I can have a fully offline, self-sufficient
> ports tree.
> Just the ports tree itself contains instructions how to build things
> and how to fetch the sources. Is there an automated way download all the
> source tarballs (and clone all git/svn repos) that ports refer to? 
> The goal is to be able to build ports in an offline environment.

	You could clone the distfiles directory from one of the ftp mirrors
and set MASTER_SITE_OVERRIDE to point at your clone. That should cover most
if not all of the ports.

Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at>

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