Adjusting configuration options during port installation?
duane at greenmeadow.ca
Mon Mar 27 01:58:38 UTC 2006
> --- Duane Whitty <duane at greenmeadow.ca> wrote:
>> Matt Singerman wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I am installing an upgrade to the Cyrus email server. Our existing
>>> email boxes are in a database format that is no longer used by
>>> however, there is a configuration option which will instruct the
>>> version to use the old database format. They are
>>> --with-mboxlist-db=berkeley and --with-seen-db=flat
>>> Is there a way to tell the FreeBSD port of Cyrus to use these
>>> I am not extremely familiar with the ports system.
>> Yes, you can pass the options along but it depends
>> which method you are using to manage your ports.
>> Are you using make ..., portupgrade ..., or perhaps
>> portmanager ...
>> Checkout the portupgrade -m switch.
> No. The initial install options do not depend on what port management
The intended meaning of my statement was not that the initial install
depend upon what port management utility a person is using but rather
you pass those options through to the underlying make does depend on which
port management utility you are using.
> you are using. However, you do need to prepare for a possible future
> upgrade of the port that was installed with non-default compile
> If you are using portupgrade then you need to edit pkgtools.conf. If
> are using portmanager then you need to edit pkgtools.conf or pm-020.conf.
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