finding configuration options used

Kevin Kinsey kdk at
Fri Dec 7 07:44:34 PST 2007

jekillen wrote:
> Hello:
> I am in the process of setting up Cyrus SASL for Postfix.
> Is there a way to determine what configuration options
> where used to build Cyrus SASL from port/package?
> Or would it be wise to de-install and reinstall with configuration
> options I am interested in?
> I am following various documentation sources for this:
> The Book of Postfix (No Starch Press)
> Postfix manual,
> and others relating to Cyradm.
> I am trying to get a handle on theory as well as practice
> so I have some vision. I did follow instruction from this
> list to rebuild postfix to include mysql support that worked
> fine. I am assuming that the make configure instruction
> could be employed with Cyrus SASL.
> The point being to have as many authentication methods
> as practically possible. And if a method is offered, it is
> actually supported.
> This is an educational project for me as well as setting
> up a working mail server. So far so good. But I have
> a long way to go before show time.
> using FreeBSD v6.2
> Thanks in advance for info
> Jeff K

I think Cyrus uses OPTIONS; try:

$ cd /usr/ports/mail/cyrus-imapd23 && make showconfig


Kevin Kinsey
	A period of three hundred and sixty-five disappointments.

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