How do I reset a port's options

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at
Mon Aug 29 20:40:10 GMT 2005

On Mon, Aug 29, 2005 at 04:29:34PM -0400, Trey Sizemore wrote:
> I've tried to google for this, but I'm not entering the magic
> combination of words.  When I go to install some ports, I'm presented
> with an ncurses screen that let's me toggle options.
> If I select some options and the build fails, how can I "reset" the
> port so that I'm presented with the options again?

It is often better to read the documentation (in this case the ports(7)
manpage) than to use Google.

You can either use 'make config' to set the options again (with your old
choices as default values) or 'make rmconfig' to delete the old selections.

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Erik Trulsson
ertr1013 at

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