ports-mgmt/portmaster question

Sergey Kovalev freebsd at kovalev.com.ru
Sun Dec 28 09:25:37 UTC 2008

Matthew Seaman wrote:
> Mel wrote:
>> On Wednesday 24 December 2008 03:35:07 Matthew Seaman wrote:
>>> B. Cook wrote:
>>>> Is there a way to pass make args (other than -m) for each port?
>>> If you want options that only apply to specific ports, then you can use
>>> a construct like this:
>>> .if ${.CURDIR:M*/databases/mysql*}
>>> WITH_COLLATION=utf8_unicode_ci
>>> WITH_NDB=yes
>>> WITH_CSV=yes
>>> .endif
>> Or, so you don't have one blobby make.conf that needs to be read for 
>> everything that uses FreeBSD's make, you can make a file called 
>> Makefile.local in the port's directory and set these.
>> There are only a few special cases in which this won't work, because 
>> it is included at "the bottom of the port's Makefile", but then you 
>> can resort to /etc/make.conf.
> Yep.  That's true.  Unfortunately though if you use freebsd-update to 
> update your ports tree it will blow away any additional files like 
> that.  csup(1) users will not have that problem.

There is also a nice port ports-mgmt/portconf which adds some snippet to
/etc/make.conf which allows you to add your options in a neat way to

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