RFC: moving sysutils/fusefs-kmod to base system

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Tue Sep 2 13:22:31 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2 Sep 2008, L Campbell wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 5:42 AM, Daniel O'Connor 
<doconnor at gsoft.com.au> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2 Sep 2008, Volodymyr Kostyrko wrote:
> >> Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
> >> This can be done by documenting usage of make.conf PORTS_MODULES
> >> knob.
> >
> > It would be nice if ports could put their kernel module source
> > somewhere so that a buildkernel would build it.
> If I'm reading make.conf(5) correctly, PORTS_MODULES does exactly
> that -- rebuilds the port whenever the kernel is built.

There are a few problems with that..
- You need to configure it manually.
- If you update your ports tree it will upgrade the KLD port which may   
  not be what you want.
- You need the distfile for the port available.

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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