configuring ports via Makefile.local

Michael Nottebrock michaelnottebrock at
Fri Jul 30 12:57:37 PDT 2004

On Friday 30 July 2004 21:55, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> 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).

Forgot to add: Optionally setting OPTIONS ahead of all the compiling is a 
feature of OPTIONSNG, IIRC.

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