configuring ports via Makefile.local

Michael Nottebrock michaelnottebrock at
Fri Jul 30 12:55:31 PDT 2004

On Friday 30 July 2004 21:40, Ulrich Spoerlein wrote:
> But since you
> would have to put the options in make.conf anyway to make them work with
> portinstall, what's the point of OPTIONS then?

You wouldn't. The point of OPTIONS is exactly to unclutter your make.conf (and 
advertising available switches). Of course you need to set them interactively 
at least once (just like you need to edit make.conf at least once if you'd 
rather avoid using OPTIONS).

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