How do you install a distribution file (not a port name)?

Rainer Müller raimue at
Thu Aug 28 10:50:08 PDT 2008

James Moore wrote:
> But that looks like it's taking the entire string as the name of a
> port.  I haven't seen anything on the man page or the mailing list
> archives that's helping figure this out.

You can't do this in this way. It's fine to copy the distfiles over, but
you will still need to do a normal install by port name.
In this case 'git-core'.


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