setting X11BASE

Mel fbsd.questions at
Sat Feb 23 11:59:42 UTC 2008

On Saturday 23 February 2008 09:01:26 perryh at wrote:
> > > * What is the value of LOCALBASE?  I'm not finding any
> > >   definition, or other reference, in /etc/make.conf.
> >
> > Just set it to ${LOCALBASE} verbatim. Not what you think is the
> > value of the variable LOCALBASE but the word ${LOCALBASE}.
> Academic interest :)
> I'm finding it especially "interesting" that /etc/make.conf, which
> to judge from its location is part of the base, depends on a setting
> from something in the /usr/ports tree.

No, the ports tree uses make(1), a base utility and the global configuration 
file for make is /etc/make.conf. So the ports tree depends on a base utility.

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