On Wed, Feb 26, 2003 at 03:57:29AM +0200, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: > On 2003-02-25 20:15, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > > I had installed the ports with sysinstall > > but how do I can start them loll > > thank you for your answer > > The FreeBSD Handbook includes a nice chapter that explains how ports > and packages are used. Take a look at it: > > http://www.FreeBSD.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/ports.html > > If, after reading through this, you still have questions about what > ports or what packages are, where to find them, or how to use them for > installing your favorite applications, then you're always welcome to > post questions here on freebsd-questions. > One omission from the documentation on ports concerns ports of software that can/should be started at system startup. These create a shell startup script in /usr/local/etc/rc.d .. however sometimes the script has an ".example" suffix to it which means it will get ignored. This suffix has to be removed by renaming the file. Sometimes at the end of the "make" you may see a comment to this effect I think, but not always.
Maybe needs a documentation tweak ? -- Regards Cliff Sarginson The Netherlands [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message