port make?

Roger Pack rogerdpack2 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 8 09:04:29 PST 2011

On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 7:19 AM, Jeremy Lavergne
<jeremy at lavergne.gotdns.org> wrote:
>> Any help? (really my reason for writing this is "shouldn't there be a
>> $ port make or shouldn't $ port build re-run it?
> You might become familiar with the various phases available:
> http://guide.macports.org/#reference.phases
> or the man page.
> Rather than going past all the phases and installing the package, you might consider completing only the phases before where you need the modify the package source code and then running the remainder.

Good idea, thanks that helps.
I guess it just surprises me a little bit when I run
$ sudo port -s -k -f configure vlc

and it doesn't actually configure.

> As you did in your previous email, keep -s on so you don't accidentally clobber all your work with a pre-built binary from MacPorts.

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