binary install details ...

Joshua Root jmr at
Mon Apr 7 18:17:27 PDT 2014

On 2014-4-8 02:26 , Arno Hautala wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 12:03 PM, Peter Danecek <Peter.Danecek at> wrote:
>> 2. Is there a way to "fetch" available binary packages, without installing the right away? There is the possibility do fetch all sources relevant for some port. Sometimes I would like to do something very similar with binary packages to install later when offline or on a pure internet connection. Is there a way to do this?
> The command for this is "archivefetch". As in "port archivefetch
> <port>". I'd think you'd also be able to run something like: "port
> archivefetch <port> depof:<port>", though I haven't tested that last
> one.

Unfortunately there's no easy way to say "fetch the archives for the
ports that have them, and the distfiles for those that don't."

- Josh

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