Freddie Cash fcash-ml at sd73.bc.ca
Tue Mar 22 08:18:17 PST 2005

On March 21, 2005 11:47 am, Chuck Robey wrote:
> I've been looking for info that certain ports use to store options ... I
> have looked in the porters handbook andthe general handbook, no joy, and
> yet I know that there are some ports that do no store their options in
> cookie files, or in the environment.  There's some sort of data base,
> something in /var/run, or something like that.

> Can I get pointed at that code?  It doesn't seem to be documented
> anywhere I can find.  The reason I care is, it doesn't seem to be
> cleaned out by 'make clean', and while I think that's VERY wrong, I need
> to know how to reset this options.

> If necessary, I can go looing for an example, but I don't ahve one at
> hand right now.

It's all documented in the ports(7) man page.  :)  Look for the config, 
showconfig, and rmconfig options (among others).

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