svn commit: r243353 - stable/8/share/man/man7

Eitan Adler eadler at
Wed Nov 21 00:40:27 UTC 2012

Author: eadler
Date: Wed Nov 21 00:40:26 2012
New Revision: 243353

  MFC r243241:
  	Modernize parts of the ports.7 manual page.
  Approved by:	cperciva (implicit)

Directory Properties:
  stable/8/share/man/man7/   (props changed)

Modified: stable/8/share/man/man7/ports.7
--- stable/8/share/man/man7/ports.7	Wed Nov 21 00:31:57 2012	(r243352)
+++ stable/8/share/man/man7/ports.7	Wed Nov 21 00:40:26 2012	(r243353)
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@
 .\" $FreeBSD$
-.Dd February 9, 2012
+.Dd November 18, 2012
 .Dt PORTS 7
@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@ Each
 .Em port
 contains any patches necessary to make the original
 application source code compile and run on
-.Bx .
+.Fx .
 Compiling an
 application is as simple as typing
 .Nm make Cm build
@@ -56,19 +56,6 @@ simply type
 .Nm make Cm install
 to install the application.
-It is possible to download and use ports from the
-that are newer than the installed system; however it is important to
-install the appropriate
-.Dq "Upgrade Kit"
-.Xr portcheckout 1 Pq Pa ports/ports-mgmt/portcheckout
-script (also a port, of course!) will help to download new ports.
 For more information about using ports, see
 .Dq "Packages and Ports"

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