cannot install: Unknown component no.

Sam Lawrance boris at
Mon Apr 9 00:28:21 UTC 2007

On 09/04/2007, at 5:35 AM, RW wrote:

> On Sun, 8 Apr 2007 08:19:00 -0500
> "Scot Hetzel" <swhetzel at> wrote:
>> The problem is that USE_GNOME is being set to "no", and then when
>> Mk/ checks the USE_GNOME value for valid components it is
>> unable to find the gnome component "no".  This causes it to set the
>> IGNORE variable.
>> Check your /etc/make.conf for the USE_GNOME variable and remove it.
> Furthermore USE_* variables are not intended for use in make.conf at
> all.

Furtherfurthermore, they're not intended for use by the end-user,  
whether on the command line, or in make.conf, or set in the  
environment :-)

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