It contains hundreds of ported software applications ready to use on Midnight BSD.
mports simplifies installing software packages on your desktop system.
You can use cd /usr svn co mports Updating mports periodically is recommended.The various BSD systems have a very clear separation into "base system" and "3rd party software (ports/packages)". In the case of Open BSD, assuming you want to move from one stable release to the next stable release (jumping releases is not supported unless you make a fresh install), you start off by reading the specific FAQ for the upgrade you're performing.In the case of upgrading from 5.9 to 6.0, you read the "Upgrade Guide: 5.9 to 6.0".This section provides basic instructions on using the Ports Collection to install or remove software.The detailed description of available make targets and environment variables is available in ports. As of mid 2012, the Free BSD Ports Project has migrated revision control systems from CVS to Subversion.