svn commit: r42291 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/ports

Warren Block wblock at
Tue Jul 16 02:50:49 UTC 2013

Author: wblock
Date: Tue Jul 16 02:50:48 2013
New Revision: 42291

  Rewrite this section to get it to say what it was trying to say in a
  less circuitous fashion.
  Submitted by:	jgh


Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/ports/installing.xml
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/ports/installing.xml	Tue Jul 16 01:37:28 2013	(r42290)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/ports/installing.xml	Tue Jul 16 02:50:48 2013	(r42291)
@@ -19,13 +19,19 @@
-<p>If you are installing FreeBSD from CD-ROM or an ftp site, the
+<p>The &os; installer programs allow the Ports Collection to be
+  installed at the same time as the operating system.  See
+  <a href="&base;/cgi/man.cgi?query=bsdinstall"><tt>bsdinstall</tt></a>
+  for &os; 9.X and later versions, or
   <a href="&base;/cgi/man.cgi?query=sysinstall"><tt>sysinstall</tt></a>
-  application will allow you to install the Ports Collection directly.</p>
+  for &os; 8.X and earlier versions.</p>
-<p>However, if you are not installing using that method, you may
-  <a href="">
-  download the gzipped tarball</a> for the entire ports hierarchy.  The
+<p>If the Ports Collection is not initially installed, it can be added with
+  <a href="&base;/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/updating-upgrading-portsnap.html"><tt>portsnap</tt></a>
+  or <a href="&base;/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/svn.html">Subversion</a>.</p>
+<p>A <a href="">gzipped
+  tarball of the Ports Collection</a> can also be downloaded.  The current
   size of the file is &ports.size;.</p>

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