Confusion about Ports and options framework

RW fbsd06 at
Sun Nov 25 21:06:59 PST 2007

On Sun, 25 Nov 2007 16:24:32 -0800
"Zachary Kline" <Z_kline at> wrote:

> Hi,
>     I've read through the sections of the handbook quite carefully,
> and haven't quite found what I'm looking for.
>     To be specific, I've no plans to install X11 or anything like it
> on this machine yet.  I may do so in the future merely to see how
> accessible Gnome and such are, but not now.
>     I note that /usr/ports/editors/emacs has several environment
> variables which can be set, such as WITHOUT_X11.  

Just set it globally in /etc/make.conf.

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