Donald J. O'Neill wrote: > On Sunday 04 June 2006 12:19, Nikolas Britton wrote: >> On 6/4/06, Jonathan Horne <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >>> so, could i theoretically use 'make reinstall' on a fresh system >>> where the port had never been previously installed? > > No, you can't. > >> Yes... but what's the point?... when you can make your own packages. >> instead of typing 'make install' type 'make package', this will spit >> out a .tbz file you can use with pkg_add etc... >> http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/bsd/2003/08/07/FreeBSD_Basics.html > > Now, this is what I do, except do it "make package-recursive", that way > you get any packages that have been installed as requirements. > > Be sure to do "mkdir /usr/ports/packages", otherwise, the packages > you're making are going to be stored in the individual port. If you > have /usr/ports/packages, they'll be stored in one location that you > can copy elsewhere, cd or dvd for instance.
You could also use pkg_create. man pkg_create Cheers, Mikhail. -- Mikhail Goriachev Webanoide Telephone: +61 (0)3 62252501 Mobile Phone: +61 (0)4 38255158 E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.webanoide.org PGP Key ID: 0x4E148A3B PGP Key Fingerprint: D96B 7C14 79A5 8824 B99D 9562 F50E 2F5D 4E14 8A3B _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"