reconfiguring a package

Erik Nørgaard norgaard at
Sun Apr 2 21:35:32 UTC 2006

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?

Use the make target, 'config', eg:

    # make config install clean

should do. Alternatively, you can simply delete the config from 
/var/db/ports/<package_name> that will clear any previous choices.

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