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

Ken Cunningham ken.cunningham.webuse at gmail.com
Sat Apr 11 07:06:22 UTC 2020

> which leaves the question: can it be fixed and make archives work with customized locations, at least for "applications_dir"?

If you think about it for a moment you will realize there is no way to use the prebuilt binaries with non-standard installation options. So that is not fixable.
Letting people know that, if it's not already clear, is of course wise.
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