Suggested improvements for ports

Dominic Fandrey LoN_Kamikaze at
Sat Jan 12 06:38:34 PST 2008

Paul Schmehl wrote:
> 1) You can't build a dependent port and first set the config for the
> options that you want.  So, when you select sasl in postfix, you never
> get the chance to check the saslauthd option, for example.

As the ports man page states:

# make config-recursive

does what you want. It's surprising how often people claim this feature is
missing, even though it has been there ever since I started using FreeBSD.

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