> -----Original Message----- > From: owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org > [mailto:owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Robert Huff > Sent: 01 October 2009 08:00 > To: David Southwell > Cc: 'Mak Kolybabi'; firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: RE: Looking up libraries and header files > > > David Southwell writes: > > > One problem > > > > How about ports that are not installed? > > > > Is there another route that will deal with stuff not on the system? > > I'm not quite sure what you're asking here; perhaps you > could give a scenario? > The above methods only work for things that are > properly installed/registered with the ports(/packages) > system. If you've installed something not from a port ... > you're on your own. > > My scenario is a port is compiling but complains about the absense of a header or a file from a port that has NOT been installed on the system. I have had this a few times when essential source was in a port not listed as a dependency.
What I am thinking of is a centrally maintained database of all header and library files available to the port system. David > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"