On Wed, 2004-07-07 at 12:59, Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. wrote:
> Hasse wrote:
> >On Wednesday 07 July 2004 02.05, Adam Smith wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>On Wed, Jul 07, 2004 at 02:02:42AM +0200, Hasse said:
> >>    
> >>
> >>>Thx Adam, I'll certainly will do that.
> >>>Shame on ME ,
> >>>and my faith in the FreeBSD porters.
> >>>Offcourse I should have checked the ports first.
> >>>Didn't even imagine it was allready ported. Found out about the
> >>>Lin-version today. ( yesterday )
> >>>Thx again for bringing this to my attension.
> >>>      
> >>>
> And a big "thanks" to Alexander Neidlinger, as well. :-)
> >>A tip that I often use to find something in the ports is to cd to it using
> >>this method:
> >>
> >>cd /usr/ports/*/skype
> >>
> >>If there is only one match, you'll end up in the appropriate directory.  If
> >>there's more than one match in several directories, you'll have to find it
> >>yourself :)
> >>    
> >>
> >Thx for the tip.
> >I usually go to
> >http://www.freebsd.org/ports/index.html
> >and search for the ports I'm looking for, but as said, I didn't even dreamed
> >of this program was allready ported. Thought it was brand a new lin-version.
> >I've used it before in windows-version.
> >It's now installed and working as expected, from ports.
> >But, again thanks for your help and kindness.
> >/ Hasse.
> >  
> >
> And then, the old tried && true:
> $cd /usr/ports && make search key=skype

like this
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (~)ttyp0 # cd /usr/ports/
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (/usr/ports)ttyp0 # make search key=skype
Port:   skype-
Path:   /usr/ports/net/skype
Info:   P2P VoIP software
B-deps: XFree86-libraries-4.3.0_7 expat-1.95.7 fontconfig-2.2.3,1
freetype2-2.1.7_3 imake-4.3.0_2 perl-5.8.4 pkgconfig-0.15.0_1
R-deps: XFree86-libraries-4.3.0_7 expat-1.95.7 fontconfig-2.2.3,1
freetype2-2.1.7_3 imake-4.3.0_2 linux-XFree86-libs-4.3.0_2
linux-expat-1.95.5_1 linux-fontconfig-2.1_1 linux_base-7.1_7
linux_base-8-8.0_4 perl-5.8.4 pkgconfig-0.15.0_1

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