On Mon, 18 Aug 2003, Erik Trulsson wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2003 at 10:38:46AM -0700, Kevin Stevens wrote: > > I'm struggling with an issue in trying to compile ports. The specific one > > is the imap-uw port, but it's a more general question. I need to be able > > to download and expand the distribution file, then to perform some source > > code modifications, and then compile and install the port. > > First do a 'make patch', which will extract the distfile and apply the > patches that are part of the port. > The do a 'cd' into the workdir and modify the sources as you wish, and > then 'cd' back into the port-directory, and do a 'make install' which > will configure, compile and install that port using the source code > that you have modified. > Works just fine for me, and there is no reason it shouldn't work for > you too. Thanks! The 'make patch' target is what I was missing, I was blowing past that with an initial 'make', and then getting stuck in various 'deinstall; reinstall' loops. I'll post back if I have further problems, but I suspect this is the answer I needed. KeS _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"