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. > > It seems that whichever sequence of make targets I try, I end up either > wiping out the existing source code and re-expanding the distribution > (which wipes out my edits); or simply reinstalling the already-compiled > binaries without recompiling (which ignores my edits). Something like:
make clean extract <make your changes to source in 'work' dir> make install should work fine (this worked ok for me with imap-uw). Won't work with all ports, particularly if there are freebsd port patch files that are applied in the make process (found in the port's 'files' directory). -- Jez http://www.munk.nu/ _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"