Commit 395c7743 authored by jkh's avatar jkh
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...@@ -20,6 +20,13 @@ The section "The Ports Collection" will tell you how to use the ...@@ -20,6 +20,13 @@ The section "The Ports Collection" will tell you how to use the
ports and packages and the "Porting Applications" section ports and packages and the "Porting Applications" section
describes how one can contribute to the ports collection. describes how one can contribute to the ports collection.
If you would like to search for a given port, you can do so easily
by saying:
make search key="<keyword>"
Which will generate a list of all ports matching <keyword>.
NOTE: This tree can GROW significantly in size during normal usage! NOTE: This tree can GROW significantly in size during normal usage!
The distribution tar files can and do accumulate in /usr/ports/distfiles, The distribution tar files can and do accumulate in /usr/ports/distfiles,
and the individual ports will also use up lots of space in their work and the individual ports will also use up lots of space in their work
...@@ -29,3 +36,4 @@ cleaned without ill-effect, though if you don't have the original ...@@ -29,3 +36,4 @@ cleaned without ill-effect, though if you don't have the original
distribution tarball(s) for something on CDROM then you will need to pull distribution tarball(s) for something on CDROM then you will need to pull
it all over your network connection again if you ever try to build the it all over your network connection again if you ever try to build the
associated port. associated port.
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