Simple questions, MAKE_ARGS in pkgtools.conf

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Wed Jan 26 02:52:47 PST 2005

On 2005-01-25 21:30, Nikolas Britton <freebsd at> wrote:
> Lets say I have BATCH=yes (/etc/make.conf) and I have a port with a
> menu that turns on some flags i.e.:
> OPTIONS=        DEBUG "Build a debugging image" off \
>                LOGGING "Enable additional log messages" off \
>                OPTIMIZED_CFLAGS "Enable some additional optimizations"
> off \
>                XFT "Enable support for anti-aliased fonts" on \
>                SMB "Enable smb:// URI support using gnomevfs" off
> If I do something like the following:
> 'www/firefox' => 'WITH_OPTIMIZED_CFLAGS=yes CPUTYPE=p4',
> 'multimedia/gstreamer-*' => 'CPUTYPE=p2'
> }
> Will portupgrade only build the port with what I put in MAKE_ARGS or


> will it just append it to the ports config?

Not sure about this.  AFAIK, MAKE_ARGS are passed as command line
options to Make when the port is built.  So, if passing them on the
command line works until now *and* saves them in the persistent port
options cache, it will work with portupgrade too.

- Giorgos

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