How the FreeBSD Ports Collection Works

Table of Contents

1. What Is The Ports Collection?
2. What Files Does It Contain?
3. Ports vs. Packages
4. Why Make A Port?
5. Build Environments
6. How Ports Are Submitted
7. How New-Port PRs Are Handled
8. After The Commit Is Done
9. Special Considerations
10. Maintaining Ports
11. Build Failures and Problem Reports
12. Handling PRs For Existing Ports
13. Port Updates
14. Notification of Port Updates
15. Ports Life-Cycle
16. Support Resources For Contributors
17. How To Help?