On Monday 27 March 2006 17:02, Donald J. O'Neill wrote: > On Monday 27 March 2006 09:49, RW wrote: > > On Monday 27 March 2006 14:20, Norberto Meijome wrote: > > > make package will actually make the package and install it for you, > > > you dont need to do a pkg_add after that (yes, a bit > > > counter-intuitive, but really handy) > > > > Make package creates a package out of an installed port (it will > > install the port first, if neccessary). It doesn't install the > > package - there would be no point. > > _______________________________________________ > > 'make install' builds a package from the port and installs it. 'make > package' builds a package and installs it, it also saves it in > compressed form so it can be reinstalled if necessary.
My point was that it doesn't create a package file and then install it, which is how I read it. There is a strong unwritten convention in the language of FreeBSD that you don't refer to installing from a port as installing a package - even though it's technically correct. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"