Add CONFIGURE_ARGS option for port in make.conf

RW fbsd06 at
Thu Aug 7 13:36:49 UTC 2008

On Thu, 07 Aug 2008 10:04:23 +0200
Matthias Kellermann <mk at> wrote:

> Hi list,
> I want to compile a port with an option that is not controllable
> through the FreeBSD Makefile or with make config.
> ...
> So I added an option to make.conf(5):
> .if ${.CURDIR:M*/lang/php4}
> CONFIGURE_ARGS+=--with-mime-magic
> .endif
> Unfortonately, this does not work. 
> Any ideas whats wrong here?

make.conf is read before the makefile. The use of "CONFIGURE_ARGS=" in
the port makefile means that any change to CONFIGURE_ARGS made in
make.conf is lost.

I think you'll have to maintain a patch against the port makefile.

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