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Re: Dports question

From: John Marino <dragonflybsd@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2013 23:31:04 +0200

On 6/3/2013 23:20, Tim Darby wrote:
> Apologies if this has already been covered but, if I don't see a binary
> at this point, does that mean it couldn't be built?  For example, I see
> a binary for libtorrent, but not rtorrent.  Is there a place to go to
> see a status report of the dports builds?

In general, this is true.

However, for the definitive answer of whether a port can be built, it's 
presence in /usr/dports is the key.  If the port is there, it's 
buildable at least on x86_64 (by definition).

We only have "negative" status reports publicly available -- lists of 
ports that don't build and their build logs.

The "positive" report I guess would be the mirror itself, e.g. 
and search a category or "all" directory...

I hope that helps,

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