Using portsupgrade with make arguments

Kent Stewart kstewart at
Tue Apr 20 13:04:41 PDT 2004

On Tuesday 20 April 2004 12:23 pm, dev at wrote:
> Hi all,
> just to get it clear for me: If I upgrade a port that has been
> originally installed with additional make arguments I must include
> them again. Is the following correct?
> Original installation:
> # make arg_1=val_1 arg_2=arg_2 install clean
> Upgrading port using portupgrade:
> # portupgrade -R -m "arg_1=val_1 arg_2=arg_2" port

I add them to /usr/local/etc/pkgtools.conf. You don't have to remember 
to do it and they also work when you do a recursive update.


Kent Stewart
Richland, WA

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