Listing of all available options in ports tree for use in make.conf /ports.conf (WITHOUT_ , WITH_ as well as OPTIONS_SET /UNSET)

Chad J. Milios milios at
Tue Mar 4 17:55:57 UTC 2014

On 3/4/2014 9:40 AM, Thierry Thomas wrote:
> Le mar  4 mar 14 à 15:05:51 +0100, Jakub Lach <jakub_lach at>
>   écrivait :
>> Thanks for reply!
>> IMHO, port knobs really should be centrally tracked/standardized.
>> When one would like to set some options globally, it gets really
>> ugly really fast e.g.
> It used to be in /usr/ports/KNOBS but it was removed some days ago.
> Anyway, it's still available in svn, and most of the knobs are described
> in /usr/ports/Mk/ .
from within a port's directory,

make showconfig

will show you the current options set and

make __MAKE_CONF=/dev/null PORT_DBDIR=/var/empty showconfig

will show you the defaults.

Hope this is helpful to you

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