Passing make options to portmanager

Michael C. Shultz ringworm01 at
Sat Dec 17 09:57:49 PST 2005

On Saturday 17 December 2005 09:54, Dimitris Tsamis wrote:
> Michael C. Shultz wrote:
> >On Friday 16 December 2005 16:31, Dimitris Tsamis wrote:
> >>I want to switch from portupgrade to portmanager, but I have a few
> >>questions.
> >>
> >>First of all, how do I pass make options to portmanager? (like the -m
> >>option  for portupgrade). I often pass selected make options to
> >>multimedia players to choose what formats will be supported.
> >
> >Place make options in either pkgtools.conf, pm-020.conf or /etc/make.conf,
> >man portmanager explains how.  There isn't a way to pass make options
> >from portmanager's command line.
> Thanks for clearing it up.
> >>Can someone verify that portmanager reads pkgtools.conf?
> >
> >You can see for yourself, run portmanager -u -ui, it will stop
> >before upgrading the first port.  As it collects initial information
> >any make options found in either pm-020.conf or pkgtools.conf
> >will be shown to the right of the port name.  One caveat, you
> >must have ruby and portupgrade installed or portmanager will
> >ignore pkgtools.conf.
> I prefer to use pkgtools.conf because from what I understand it is a
> system file, whereas pm-020.conf is only for portmanager (I have ruby
> and portupgrade installed).
> >>Thanks for your time
> >
> >welcome
> >
> >-Mike
> Thanks for your answer :)



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