Question about 'option screens'

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Jan 14 08:11:08 PST 2005

On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 02:43:26PM +0100, freebsd-ports wrote:
> Hello,
> I can't seem to find out were chosen options of an option screen of a
> port are stored.


> The following is happening on a FreeBSD 4.10-RELEASE-p4 system : I
> started the installation of the nagios-plugins port and got the option
> screen. I choose the net-snmp option and continued with OK. But then I
> realized that I don't want the net-snmp option, because it means that
> net-snmp is installed which I don't want so I stopped the nagios-plugin
> port installation by pressing CTL-c. I then did a 'make clean'. The I
> started the nagios-plugin installation again (make; make install), but
> this time I didn't get the option screen! It automatically choose the
> previous choosen option.

See ports(7) for make targets related to options.

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