Proposed rework of autotools call structure from port Makefiles

Ade Lovett ade at
Fri Jun 17 02:48:41 GMT 2005

Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> Just clarification.  Would, for example, libtool15:env be equivalent to
> USE_INC_LIBTOOL_VER=15?  I'm trying to get a handle on this :env thing.
> I have to agree with Adam that WANT_AUTOTOOLS is a bit of a misnomer.
> However, I'm not sure this :env suffix is very clear either.  Maybe it
> just needs some getting used to...

Actually no, for the special case of the USE_INC_LIBTOOL_VER, things
would have to be extended with, eg:


I did completely miss that in my original write up.


More information about the freebsd-ports mailing list