disable binary archive downloads for ports install

Jeremy Lavergne jeremy at lavergne.gotdns.org
Tue Jul 23 09:04:40 PDT 2013

Two options.

Per command:
sudo port -s ...

Globally in macports.conf:
# When to build ports from source. Default is 'ifneeded', which downloads an
# archive if available or builds from source otherwise. 'always' has the same
# effect as -s on the command line, and 'never' is likewise the same as -b.
#buildfromsource    ifneeded

On Jul 23, 2013, at 12:02 PM, Freek Dijkstra wrote:

> Is there a way to enforce building of a package, thus disabling
> downloads of precompiles binary archives?
> I expected that "port build" following by "port install" to work, but it
> still seems to download a precompiled version:

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