completly remove (or modify) a port

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Wed Apr 18 18:20:29 UTC 2007

In the last episode (Apr 18), Ray said:
> 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.

If you run "make config", it'll bring up the options page again.  You
could also delete the cahed options file at
/var/db/ports/postfix/options and run "make".

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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