Automating Port Building- Setting options on the command line
jhelfman at e-e.com
Fri Apr 1 00:52:20 UTC 2011
On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 05:49:06PM -0700, Patrick Powell thus spake:
>First, before you tell me to do it, I have already RTFM, done a google
>and even looked for examples. Here is what I am trying to do.
>I have to generate a set of packages for amd64 and i386 systems.
>I usually have a simple script that does:
>cp <generated package> /.../repository
>This served my simple needs well, as most of the time I had gone through
>the configuration process and set up the default options that I wanted.
>But this requires me to
>a) run through this process once by hand
>b) copy the /var/db/ports/* to a machine with another
>c) pray that the port options are the same on the i386 and amd64
>What I would like to do is pass in a set of default options on the
>make configure THIS=yes THAT=no
>I just know that somebody out there is doing this better, slicker,
>and with more savvy than I am doing this.
>OK. How do I do this? And just in case there are some others out there,
>could you put this information, or a hint to it, in the ports(7) document?
>Patrick Powell Astart Technologies
>papowell at astart.com 1530 Jamacha Road, Suite X,
>Network and System San Diego, CA 92019
> Consulting 858-874-6543
>Web Site: www.astart.com
IMHO it is time you look into the wonders of Tinderbox.
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