If you install it new, it will install devel/oniguruma6 as a dependency and that’s fine.If you’re stuck with the old version: # pkg audit -F # portmaster -e oniguruma5-5.9.6_1 (your exact version may vary) # cd /usr/ports/devel/oniguruma5 # make deinstall # make clean # portmaster php56-mbstring-5.6.31 (your exact version may vary) # pkg audit -F Vulns erased.
Free BSD is a powerful operating system capable of functioning in a variety of roles.
Part of what makes this operating system an ideal choice in many scenarios is its reputation for flexibility.
The other type of installation supported by the system is packages, which are software binaries compiled from the ports collection using reasonable defaults.
This is a good method of quickly acquiring software, but it forfeits the level of customization provided by the ports system.
We will cover how to install using the command, how to customize your applications, and how to leverage some common tools to make ports maintenance easier.
In order to follow along with this guide, you should have access to a Free BSD 10.1 server and a non-root user account with privileges.You can learn more about how to manage software packages in this guide.The ports tree is the name of the hierarchy that exists beneath the directory.A large contribution to this reputation comes from Free BSD's supported method for installing software from source, known as the ports system.In this guide, we will discuss some of the benefits of the ports system and will demonstrate how to use it to acquire and manage additional software.We need to remember the timestamp so that we know which updating notes we need to pay attention to after we refresh our ports tree.