Portscout is an automated distfile check utility for the FreeBSD Ports Collection, described in detail in Section 14.5.

The PORTSCOUT variable defines special conditions within which the Portscout distfile scanner should be restricted.

Situations where the PORTSCOUT variable should be set include:

For questions about the FreeBSD ports system, e-mail <ports@FreeBSD.org>.
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