/var/db/ports/*/options auto-generation

Dmitry Morozovsky marck at rinet.ru
Mon Jul 16 14:40:17 UTC 2007

On Sun, 15 Jul 2007, Doug Barton wrote:

DB> Dmitry Morozovsky wrote:
DB> > Dear colleagues,
DB> > 
DB> > is there any way to generate set of /var/db/ports/*/options in their default 
DB> > state? BATCH=1 will leave this hierarchy untouched, but when installing new 
DB> > system I would prefer options files to be generated, to be able to look 
DB> > through, analyze and possibly re-build some ports later.
DB> I'm not sure it's exactly what you're looking for, but portmaster will
DB> present all the OPTIONS dialogs first before it starts building the
DB> first port, which allows you to set all the options then walk away
DB> while stuff builds. Once the options files are already there you can
DB> do the whole process again with the --force-config option, or let them
DB> stay as is until something changes (which is the default).
DB> hope this helps,

It's not exactly what I want as I need to repeat Tab-Enter pairs for each of 
OPTIONS contained port.  What I want is generation options file for all the 
ports including defaults (possibly overrided in /etc/make.conf) WITH/WITHOUT 

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