pkg_add and package options...

Kris Kennaway kris at
Thu Nov 10 18:50:57 GMT 2005

On Thu, Nov 10, 2005 at 11:04:57AM +0000, Eric Schuele wrote:
> Hello,
> I generally build everything from the ports tree.  But I'm tired of
> building openoffice.  It takes an enormous amount of time.
> Additionally, the last few times it failed to build completely anyways
> (after quite a few hours of trying).
> When I build it though... I prefer to set WITHOUT_JAVA=yes and
> I am wondering, if I were to use pkg_add... what would OO have been
> built with.  In other words, how do I determine what is built into the 
> packages I am pulling down... and do I have any choices about these options.

Check the port makefile to determine the defaults.  Or pull down a
default index with 'make fetchindex' and look at the list of

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