Has NO_MANCOMPRESS been silently depreciated?

John Marino freebsd.contact at marino.st
Thu Feb 6 13:07:23 UTC 2014

On 2/6/2014 13:54, N.J. Mann wrote:
> For many years I have set NO_MANCOMPRESS (and before that NOMANCOMPRESS)
> in /etc/make.conf on all my machines.  In the last few weeks I have
> noticed that this setting is being ignored by port updates.  Has this
> setting been silently depreciated?

You have been setting it in make.conf?
I don't believe it was ever a user variable.
Anyway, yes, it doesn't do anything on staged ports and it was "silently
removed" because it was for port maintainers only, not users.  (subject
to confirmation by the experts).


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