completly remove (or modify) a port

Michael K. Smith - Adhost mksmith at
Wed Apr 18 18:19:43 UTC 2007


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at [mailto:owner-freebsd-
> questions at] On Behalf Of Ray
> Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2007 11:16 AM
> To: freebsd-questions at
> Subject: completly remove (or modify) a port
> Hello all,
> I have been trying to work with postfix from the ports collection.
> I need to rebuild it to include mysql support. I tried
> #make deinstall
> but a subsequent
> #make install
> doesn't give me the options screen.
> what is the way to either remove the stored configuration file, or to
> manually
> pass the parameters to make.  A look at the Makefile and the other
> files
> in /usr/ports/mail/postfix didn't turn up any hints.
> Thanks,
> Ray
'make config' should do the trick.



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