Re: How to override port Makefile to point to local directory?

From: Pat Maddox <>
Date: Mon, 16 May 2022 06:55:43 UTC
On 15 May 2022, at 23:25, Tatsuki Makino wrote:

> Hello.
> Pat Maddox wrote on 2022/05/16 15:08:
>> I figure there’s gotta be some sort of `make SRCDIR=. install` to 
>> bypass fetch & extract, but this will do for now.
> Is it a variable DISTDIR or PACKAGES?
> If you write the following in /etc/make.conf, you can use a different 
> location only for certain port.
> .if !empty(.CURDIR:tA:M/home/you/DEV/<category>/port-im-developing)
> DISTDIR= /home/you/dir_for_src
> PACKAGES= /home/you/dir_for_put_pkg
> WRKDIRPREFIX= /tmp/wrkdir
> .endif
> Regards.

That still downloads the zip file, but to a different directory.

The code for my application is in ~/dev/ports-mgmt/disport.

So instead of make trying to download a zip and extract it, I want to 
tell it to get the code from ~/dev/ports-mgmt/disport.