[PC-BSD Testing] Install programs from freebsd ports

Dru Lavigne drulavigne at sympatico.ca
Thu Mar 4 04:58:46 PST 2010

> I update freebsd ports tree by using pcbsd's gui interface (menu -> 
> system settings ->.... -> fetch system ports tree)
> port_version command  show that all ports up-to-date.
> Then i try to install any port and always have a some errors while "make".
> But i can't understand how i can install programs from freebsd ports in 
> PCBSD 8.0.
> I use that system on my laptop. I install programs successfully from 
> PBI. But i want to use a freebsd ports and install programs such as 
> common freebsd software to the /usr/local prefix.

Are you issuing the make command from ports console?

What make error do you receive?


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