configuring all dependancies before making in ports

Jonathan Horne freebsd at
Sat Feb 3 04:03:14 UTC 2007


make config-recursive

or, if i want to just take all the default options (like, for kde which is a 
ridiculously long build):

make BATCH=yes install clean


On Friday 02 February 2007 20:55, Jim Stapleton wrote:
> Quick question, I'm trying to build a couple of packages that take a
> long time to build, even longer because they just stop when it's time
> to configure something. That's a problem if it's configure time, say
> when I need to sleep, or am at work.
> Is there a way to have the make run through all the dependancies that
> need build, running their configuration menus /before/ doing any of
> the builds?
> i.e.
> $ cd /usr/ports/x11/kde3
> $ make -dependancies=configure install clean
> Thanks,
> -Jim Stapleton
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