How to reconfigure a port installation?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Nov 15 17:19:32 PST 2004

On Mon, Nov 15, 2004 at 05:15:35PM -0800, Curtis Vaughan wrote:
> I was installing a port (make && make install) during which it asked me 
> about some configuration information. Because I made a wrong choice at 
> one point, the install failed. Now, I want to run make install again in 
> order to chose the right options. Unfortunately, I can't just issue 
> that command, as it apparently proceeds with what information I gave it 
> the first time. Out of curiosity I tried make deinstall and pkg_delete, 
> but they don't work as the port was never installed. So, what command 
> to I need to issue?

'make rmconfig' - see ports(7) or the header to /usr/ports/Mk/

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