On Mon, May 03, 2004 at 04:42:07PM -0600, Brent Macnaughton wrote: > Is there any way to install a port and tell it NOT to install one or more of > it's required ports? For example: I installed the mysqlcc port, and it > wanted to install mysql-client. I already have mysql-client installed, but I > did not do it from the ports tree. Another port wanted to install Apache as > a requirement. I already have Apache installed, but I did so from source. Is > there some command line option to tell the system not to install certain > ports? Or better yet, a config file I where can list ports not to install. > > Is there also a way to tell portupgrade to skip certain ports? Next time I > do a portupgrade -aRr i do not want it to install mysql-client or Apache.
Look at the file /usr/local/etc/pkgtools.conf. Of particular interest to you will be the HOLD_PKGS (to tell portupgrade et al. not to do anything with ports/packages mentioned), and ALT_PKGDEP - there is an example in the extensive inline comments that should cover your situation. HTH Dan -- Daniel Bye SA-DEV PSINet Europe Brookmount Court Kirkwood Road Cambridge CB4 2QH UK _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"