args to `make` within the ports tree

RW list-freebsd-2004 at
Thu Nov 24 14:12:16 GMT 2005

On Wednesday 23 November 2005 20:57, Russell Meek wrote:
> Roland Smith wrote:
> >Try /usr/ports/KNOBS for the most common ones, and the Makefile of each
> >port for specific ones.
> >
> >Roland
> Many ports fail if you try to use extravagant make flags like what you
> would use with Gentoo.

I can't say I've ever seen anything like that myself, but I tend to set most 
of  them in make.conf like this:

.if ${.CURDIR:M*/www/linuxpluginwrapper}

Turning things on globally seems a bit dangerous to me.

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