completly remove (or modify) a port

John Webster jwebster at
Wed Apr 18 18:38:13 UTC 2007

Look in /var/db/ports.  Removing the postfix directory or
the options file in that directory should do the trick.


--On Wednesday, April 18, 2007 12:16:28 -0600 Ray <ray at> wrote:

> 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
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