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Date:      Sat, 28 Mar 2009 21:46:20 +0000
From:      Chris Rees <utisoft@googlemail.com>
To:        FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Wine without X
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2009/3/28 Robert Huff <roberthuff@rcn.com>:
>
> Mel Flynn writes:
>
>> =A0> Can I ask one more possibly really dumb question, to which I
>> =A0> =A0can find no answer: Is there a 'conventional', or sensible
>> =A0> =A0for one reason oranother, place to download application source t=
o?
>>
>> =A0Most systems I use or inherited use a variation of ~/src ~/cvs or
>> =A0~/svn, where src are the tarballs + their extracted source and
>> =A0cvs/svn checkouts and/or exports.
>
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0I have never done this, but if I were running a private po=
rts
> tree I would be tempted to root it (if not on a separate partition)
> at "/usr/priv_ports" or something similar and have the structure
> minic /usr/ports whereever possible. =A0The name would then be
> semi-intuitive, and a simple change of a few environment variables
> (perhaps in the login file of an account dedicated to working on
> those ports) would be all it took to change the framework.
>
>
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0Robert Huf=
f
>

I'm always inclined to use --PREFIX=3D/sw/local/ when compiling; I'm
used to Fink on my Mac, so /sw is a nice directory for that.

Chris
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