portsdb -Uu error

martin hudec corwin at aeternal.net
Sat Sep 10 16:45:42 PDT 2005


On Sat, Sep 10, 2005 at 05:37:57PM -0600 or thereabouts, Danny MacMillan wrote:
> I have a contradictory opinion.  I think defining the options in
> /etc/make.conf is ideal, since it is the only place that the options are
> guaranteed to be used no matter how you decide to build ports.  Whether
> you use portupgrade, portmanager, or just cd into the port directory and
> make install, options defined in make.conf will be used.  If you do have
> options that apply only to particular ports you can partition them using
> the method described in the portmanager man page, to wit:
> .if ${.CURDIR:M*/mail/p5-Mail-SpamAssassin}
> .endif
> This allows you to use different make optins depending for each port if
> you wish.

  Never heard bout this one in make.conf :) nice to know that :).


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