change in apache port configuration options

Naram Qashat cyberbotx at
Sun Jan 27 19:25:46 PST 2008

Vivek Khera wrote:
> It seems that the recent changes to the apache20 port Makefile.modules 
> has broken how I've been configuring my systems.
> In my make.conf file I have globally set the following:
> which instructs many ports to use that version of Berkeley DB.
> Furtnermore, in my apache configuration in make.conf, I have:
> .if ${.CURDIR:M*/www/apache2*}
> .endif
> Now, this worked just fine for a long time, but as of the latest updates 
> to apache20 port, I get this error:
> Variable WITH_BDB_VER is recursive.
> This seems to stem from the Makefile.modules trying to set the 
> WITH_BDB_VER variable itself.  I was under the impression that the 
> WITH_* twiddles for the use of the end user, not the port itself.  Is 
> this correct?
> The fix seems to be setting WITH_BDB instead of setting WITH_BERKELEYDB 
> with the version.

That's because the port was changed to use WITH_BDB instead of WITH_BERKELEYDB 
now, to keep it in line with other ports using BDB.

Naram Qashat

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