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2.TH "PORT\-HELP" "1" "2014\-08\-03" "MacPorts 2\&.3\&.99" "MacPorts Manual"
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22.SH "NAME"
23port-help \- Get help on MacPorts commands
24.SH "SYNOPSIS"
25.sp
26.nf
27\fBport\fR \fBhelp\fR [\fIaction\fR | \fIhelp\-topic\fR]
28.fi
29.SH "DESCRIPTION"
30.sp
31\fBport help\fR opens the manpage for a given port action such as \fIinstall\fR, \fIupgrade\fR, \fIselfupdate\fR, etc\&. or a specific help topic like \fImacports\&.conf\fR\&. MacPorts even has help for its help feature\&. MacPorts will however not engage in higher level abstractions: There is no help on the help on the help\&.
32.sp
33Further documentation on MacPorts can be found in the following places:
34.PP
35\m[blue]\fBThe MacPorts Guide\fR\m[]\&\s-2\u[1]\d\s+2
36.RS 4
37Detailed help and support guide
38.RE
39.PP
40\m[blue]\fBThe MacPorts Wiki\fR\m[]\&\s-2\u[2]\d\s+2
41.RS 4
42MacPorts usage, development, and support
43.RE
44.PP
45\m[blue]\fBMailing Lists\fR\m[]\&\s-2\u[3]\d\s+2
46.RS 4
47Ask questions on the mailing lists: macports\-dev for base and Portfile development, macports\-users for user support questions
48.RE
49.PP
50\m[blue]\fBFAQ\fR\m[]\&\s-2\u[4]\d\s+2
51.RS 4
52Frequently Asked Questions
53.RE
54.PP
55\m[blue]\fBProblem Hotlist\fR\m[]\&\s-2\u[5]\d\s+2
56.RS 4
57Solutions for the most common error messages and other problems
58.RE
59.SH "SEE ALSO"
60.sp
61port(1)
62.SH "AUTHORS"
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67.nf
68(C) 2014 The MacPorts Project
69Clemens Lang <cal@macports\&.org>
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71.if n \{\
72.RE
73.\}
74.SH "EXTERNAL REFERENCES"
75.IP " 1." 4
76The MacPorts Guide
77.RS 4
78\%http://guide.macports.org/#
79.RE
80.IP " 2." 4
81The MacPorts Wiki
82.RS 4
83\%https://trac.macports.org/wiki/
84.RE
85.IP " 3." 4
86Mailing Lists
87.RS 4
88\%https://trac.macports.org/wiki/MailingLists
89.RE
90.IP " 4." 4
91FAQ
92.RS 4
93\%https://trac.macports.org/wiki/FAQ
94.RE
95.IP " 5." 4
96Problem Hotlist
97.RS 4
98\%https://trac.macports.org/wiki/ProblemHotlist
99.RE
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