Configuring options/knobs without `make config`

Morse, Richard E.,MGH REMORSE at
Mon Jul 31 20:18:04 UTC 2017

On Jul 31, 2017, at 4:06 PM, Jonathan Chen <jonc at> wrote:
> Here's a quick run down on the change:
> The portconf features have been baked into the ports system, and you
> can set/unset options within /etc/make.conf, eg:
> graphics_atril_SET=            DVI T1LIB
> mail_thunderbird_UNSET= PULSEAUDIO

Out of curiosity, is there a global way to disable X11 (say) in this? Is that documented anywhere?

In portconf, I was able to add a line:


and it would (hopefully) suppress X11. Do I need to add

	port_UNSET= X11

for every port that will get installed?


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