Building ports on another machine

Guy Harper guy at
Tue Jul 8 12:53:10 BST 2003

On Sun, Jul 06, 2003 at 01:17:56PM +0100, Sam Smith wrote:
> On Sun, 6 Jul 2003, Guy Harper wrote:
> > I've been updating my laptop, having neglected it some recently. Being
> > short of disk space, processing power, and RAM, it struck me that I
> > should try and build ports on another machine.
> Use the packages off the ftp site?
I've not had good experiences with packages in the past, as I find they
tend to be too inflexible.

Nonetheless, it's likely the least painful way to achieve my aims. :)

"people are going to have to discover that it's the unknown that they 
 need to know in order to survive" - Sun Ra            <guy at>

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