|author||Jordan K. Hubbard <jkh@FreeBSD.org>||1997-02-22 09:37:19 +0000|
|committer||Jordan K. Hubbard <jkh@FreeBSD.org>||1997-02-22 09:37:19 +0000|
Clean up a rather incorrectly phrased
set of instructions on lndir usage.
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=22974
1 files changed, 9 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/share/doc/handbook/ports.sgml b/share/doc/handbook/ports.sgml
index 90fc987e3fb5..fa0abc87e637 100644
@@ -242,13 +242,15 @@ doing it:-
Create a "link tree" to it using the <tt>lndir(1)</tt> command that
comes with the <em>XFree86</em> distribution. Find a location with
-some free space and create a directory there, and make a symbolic link
-from <tt>/usr/ports</tt> to that directory. Then invoke the
-<tt>lndir(1)</tt> command with the full pathname of the ``ports''
-directory on the CDROM as an argument (this might be, for example,
-something like: <tt>lndir /cdrom/ports</tt>). Then you can build
-ports directly off the CDROM by building them in the link tree you
+some free space, create a directory there and then cd to it. Then
+invoke the <tt>lndir(1)</tt> command with the full pathname of the ``ports''
+directory on the CDROM as the first argument and . (the current directory)
+as the second. This might be, for example, something like:
+ lndir /cdrom/ports .
+<p>Then you can build ports directly off the CDROM by building them in the
+link tree you have created.
Note that there are some ports for which we cannot provide the original
source in the CDROM due to licensing limitations. In that case,