Port install never uses packages, always compiles from source - why?

Ken Cunningham ken.cunningham.webuse at gmail.com
Fri Apr 10 19:40:42 UTC 2020

> I've changed "applications_dir" because I like my apps in /Applications - could that simple change result in effectively disabling port's ability to install from pre-built archives?

Yes indeed. 

The prebuilt ports on the buildbot are not building their ports to go into /Applications, so therefore they don’t match your setup — so you can’t use them (even though many would be OK, it’s an all-or-nothing thing.

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