Using flags with portinstall of apache?

Dr. Jennifer Nussbaum bg271828 at
Wed Apr 16 15:39:01 UTC 2008

--- Derek Ragona <derek at>

> At 10:09 AM 4/16/2008, Dr. Jennifer Nussbaum wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >Im having trouble doing a simple Apache22 install.
> >
> >I first installed it just using "portinstall
> apache".
> >Then i saw that i needed to specify "flags" during
> hte
> >process, to get the modules i wan't, but i cant
> figure
> >out how to do it.
> >
> >I first did a pkg_delete of apache to start over
> from
> >scratch.
> >
> >Then i tried to add the flags i wanted:
> ># portinstall -m "WITH_PROXY_MODULES=yes
> >WITH_SSL_MODULES=yes" apache
> >
> >But this didnt work--it didnt build the proxy
> modules.
> >
> >I tried again putting those flags in /etc/make.conf
> >but its STILL not building the proxy modules.
> >
> >How am I supposted to do this?!?
> If you want SSL, you need to install that port
> first.  Also be sure you 
> close your double quotes.

Well thats just the thing- i somehow got SSL installed
the first time, and it installs now, but its the
proxy modules that arent installing now.


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