Automating Port Building- Setting options on the command line

Patrick Powell papowell at
Sat Apr 2 22:21:49 UTC 2011

On 03/31/11 23:04, Alberto Villa wrote:
> On Friday 01 April 2011 02:49:06 Patrick Powell wrote:
>> What I would like to do is pass in a set of default options on the
>> command line
>> such as:
>> cd /usr/ports/lang/php5-extensions
>> make configure THIS=yes THAT=no
> cd /usr/ports/multimedia/kdenlive
This did the trick.  However, to bombproof it a little:

make rmconfig -DWITH_OPTION ... target

Once you do this you need to always put the rmconfig target in the make 

This is exactly what I wanted.

I have been looking at tinderbox in more detail and it appears to be
a better solution.   I am planning to migrate to tinderbox in the near 

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