reconfiguring a package

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at
Sun Apr 2 21:34:43 UTC 2006

On Sun, Apr 02, 2006 at 05:23:26PM -0300, Luiz Eduardo Guida Valmont wrote:
> I'm sorry if this is one of those rtfm cases, but I've exhausted my options
> so far (except asking for help here ^^).
> When you "make install" a package, for some the first thing you get is a
> screen where you choose some compile-time options that affect the package's
> dependancies (eg. "postgresql support" when trying to install amarok). The
> question is simple: is there a way or a make target that deletes my choices
> and / or forces make to ask them again?

'make config' should do the trick.  This (as well as many other make
targets) are described in the ports(7) manpage.

Of course if you already have installed the port you will have to delete
and reinstall it to have it actually use the new settings.

> I tryed selecting everything for amarok and now both krb5 and heimdal are
> indirect dependancies. That wouldn't pose a problem if they did not
> conflict, but unfortunately they do.
> Any help is appreciated...
> --
> []'s,
> Luiz Eduardo

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