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Date:      Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:18:26 +0200
From:      Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
To:        Manish Jain <bourne.identity@hotmail.com>
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: How to create custom meta-port ?
Message-ID:  <20170424001826.192b25cf.freebsd@edvax.de>
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On Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:12:11 +0000, Manish Jain wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I am on FreeBSD 12-current amd64.
> 
> Since a package is not yet available for virtualbox under FreeBSD 12,
> I had to build the emulators/virtualbox-ose port. I chose to build
> the port with GCC5 and QT4 (both already installed via pkg).
> 
> What I would like to do is save time in future with a custom meta-package
> that lumps together the tarballs for virtualbox-ose, gcc5, and qt4.
> Effectively, the installing the meta via 'pkg add' would have the
> same effect as 'pkg install virtualbox-ose gcc5 qt4'.
> 
> Is that possible ? Thanks for any information.

Check for runtime dependencies:

https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/porters-handbook/makefile-depend.html

Ports in general:

https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/porters-handbook/


-- 
Polytropon
Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
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