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Date:      Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:43:20 +0200
From:      "Herbert J. Skuhra" <herbert@mailbox.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Is it okay to run ports from under poudriere ?
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On Sat, 19 Aug 2017 15:42:50 +0200, Manish Jain wrote:
 
> Hi,
> 
> I am a FreeBSD user of 15+ years. Of late, I have started contributed to 
> the community with ports that I have developed myself.
> 
> As a port developer, I am running poudriere for testing my ports. Now it 
> seems a bit of a waste to me that I have 2 ports trees, each a few GB :
> 
> /usr/ports/
> /usr/local/poudriere/ports/default/
> 
> So is it okay if I run my ports from /usr/local/poudriere/ports/default/ ?
> 
> If needed I can even symlink /usr/local/poudriere/ports/default as 
> /usr/ports

This is described in the porters handbook:

<https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook/testing-poudriere.html>;

9.5.6. Using Manually Managed Ports Trees with Poudriere

--
Herbert



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