How do you get the ports directory for a port via a script?

Jim Graham spooky130u at
Sun Dec 2 10:24:00 PST 2012

On Sun, Dec 02, 2012 at 12:17:55PM -0500, Brandon Allbery wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 2, 2012 at 12:14 PM, Jim Graham <spooky130u at> wrote:

> > Is there a way (that I missed while doing my RTFM), via the
> > 'port' command or some other ports-related command, to get the
> > directory name (from either root or some fixed path)?

> port dir <portname> ?

Yep, that'd be a definite yes, there is a way that I missed.


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