Conversion to new options framework over
jtrigg at spamcop.net
Fri Jun 7 20:49:58 UTC 2013
On Fri, Jun 07, 2013 at 08:09:30PM +0100, Chris Rees wrote:
> On 7 June 2013 18:55, Jim Trigg <jtrigg at spamcop.net> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 06, 2013 at 08:45:10AM +0200, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
> >> The compatibility code to parse the WITH/WITHOUT entries in make.conf
> >> will be removed in 6 months either.
> >> Do not forget to convert your configuration (make.conf, portsconf etc).
> >> A reminder will be send a month before the removal of the compatibility
> >> code.
> > It would be useful to provide a pointer to instructions for doing so --
> > what exactly replaces WITH/WITHOUT entries in make.conf? For example,
> > my dedicated server has WITHOUT_X11=yes in /etc/make.conf because it's
> > headless and doesn't run an X server. What should that become?
> > I tried googling, and the github doc page's only mention of make.conf is
> > to add "WITH_PKGNG=yes". Likewise the FreeBSD Handbook. The wiki
> > apparently just points to the Handbook.
> WITH_PKGNG is not a classical OPTION, because it doesn't apply to any
> port in particular.
I hadn't meant to refer to that as one of the WITH_ options that needed
to be changed...
> There is some documentation for users at , basically you need to
> change any WITH_ variables to OPTIONS_SET=, and WITHOUT_ to
> OPTIONS_UNSET=. I'll hopefully find some time soon to get it in the
> For example;
> OPTIONS_UNSET=PULSEAUDIO X11
That works for binary options, but what about version options? E.g., WITH_BDB_VER=47 ...
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