Changeset 738 for trunk/README


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Timestamp:
Sep 22, 2002, 12:25:23 PM (17 years ago)
Author:
landonf (Landon Fuller)
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Bring documentation closer to reality

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    2222                to install darwinports on your system.
    2323
    24         3. edit /etc/ports.conf
    25                 The /etc/ports.conf configuration file takes the same
     24        3. edit /etc/ports/ports.conf
     25                The /etc/ports/ports.conf configuration file takes the same
    2626                directives as a Portfile, and can be used to override all
    2727                ports' defaults. There are required and optional directives
    2828                that you should configure at install time.
    2929
    30                 sysportpath - (required) Specifies the path to the software
    31                             directory. Used to find and build port
    32                             dependencies
     30                portdbpath - (options) Specifies path to store ports system
     31                            specific data.
    3332
    3433                ports_debug - (optional) Takes either a "yes" or "no" value.
     
    3736                ports_verbose - (optional) Takes either a "yes" or "no" value.
    3837                            If set, informational messages are printed
     38
     39        3. edit /etc/ports/sources.conf
     40                The /etc/ports/sources.conf file lists the location of
     41                both local and remote port software hierarchies. By default,
     42                the ports system will fetch ports from www.opendarwin.org.
     43                If you wish to use a local ports tree, specify it here.
    3944
    4045    All necessary code and TCL will be compiled and installed as follows:
     
    4752        /etc/defaults/ports.conf
    4853            - System-wide port default settings
     54        /etc/ports/ports.conf
     55            - User customizable port settings
     56        /etc/ports/sources.conf
     57            - List of port sources
    4958
    5059
     
    5968a new shell.
    6069
    61     All included port descriptions are currently stored in the software/
    62 subdirectory of the ports distribution, in the form of:
     70    To update your local indexes, run:
    6371
    64         software/<category>/<portname>
     72        port sync
    6573
    66     To build a port, cd to the port's directory and run 'port'. To install
    67 a port, run 'port install'. Please refer to the port man page for
    68 complete documentation on the port command.
     74    The following command will build and install a port:
     75
     76        port install <portname>
     77
     78    To find a specific port, try using "port search".
     79
     80        port search vi
     81
     82    Please refer to the port man page for complete documentation on the port
     83    command.
    6984
    7085CREATING NEW PORTS
     
    7994extent of TCL's functionality where necessary.
    8095
    81     To get started, refer to doc/exampleport.
     96    To get started, refer to doc/exampleport and the portfile(7) man page.
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