make config in editors/vim port

Kenyon Ralph kenyon at
Sun Nov 8 21:38:33 UTC 2009

On 2009-11-08T13:34:43-0800, Naveen Nathan <naveen at> wrote:
> I've returned to using FreeBSD after a couple of years. I'm trying
> to compile vim without X11 and some other options that can be
> tweaked in the port. Everywhere I read suggests the user should supply
> -DWITHOUT_X11 when compiling Vim.
> However, I notice there is an options file which has a bunch of options
> other than just WITHOUT_X11 that I care about.
> When I try to do ``make config'' I get:
> [/usr/ports/editors/vim]# make config
> ===> No options to configure
> I do recall there being the ability to configure the port using dialog(1)
> awhile ago. Has this gone?

Defining WITH_OPTIONS or WITH_VIM_OPTIONS in /etc/make.conf will enable
the regular dialog configuration screen.

Kenyon Ralph
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