--- Jonathan Horne <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Ive read many many guides found all over the net in the past few
> days, and
> they can never seem to agree on the way a port is installed.  I see
> these
> methods:
> 
> Make install

Installs a port and any needed build dependencies.

> Make install clean

Same as above but removes the uncompressed source code.

> Make install distclean

Same as above but removes the distribution files (the compressed
source code).  Do this if you will be building on some other
architecture
or if you will never use the source code again.

> What is the difference between the 3, and are there legitimate times
> when one is preferred over the other?


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