[PC-BSD Testing] ports

kris at pcbsd.org kris at pcbsd.org
Sat Apr 11 17:09:29 PDT 2009


>  Thanks Kris , I'll start with a clean ports tree and try again .  I
> never went through this step with previous releases , and Gnome and E17
> compiled just fine , Is this something new with the 7.1 series ?
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Yes, if you do a pkg_info or look in /usr/local on 7.1, you'll notice its
empty of ports. (Unless you upgraded from 7.0.x) On 7.1 now you'll be able
to compile / run your own ports tree, without it effecting your desktop
and when we do future upgrades, we wont' corrupt your tree as well.





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