Build option survey complete

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Tue Aug 9 09:21:01 GMT 2005

My automated (mostly) survey of buildoptions is complete now and the
results can be seen here:

I have talked a bit with Warner about this area and I think we have
agreed that we want to unify the namingscheme to 


The only remaining issue is that we do not want to spread the default
values out over the entire tree, but we have no file where we can
put them right now.  We need a source tree version of "/etc/make.conf"
that gets sucked in before /etc/make.conf for that.

More details to emerge as we get them sorted out.

Poul-Henning Kamp       | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20
phk at FreeBSD.ORG         | TCP/IP since RFC 956
FreeBSD committer       | BSD since 4.3-tahoe
Never attribute to malice what can adequately be explained by incompetence.

More information about the freebsd-current mailing list