unsetting a Port's configuration
keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Sat Mar 8 17:18:13 UTC 2008
On 2008-03-08 11:12, Schiz0 <schiz0phrenic21 at gmail.com> wrote:
>On Sat, Mar 8, 2008 at 10:32 AM, Don Wilde <dwilde1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> When building a port, specifically in this case qdvdauthor, I run into a
>> setup issue that makes me want to redo the configuration of the port. Is
>> there a simple way to disable the use of the saved configuration and
>> restart the port from the CURSES menu?
>> I was able to blast it by wiping the makefile and re-CVSupping, but that
>> does seem like the long way 'round.
>> Thanks in advance!
> Configuration data is stored in /var/db/ports/. You can just "rm -rf
> ./*" in that directory to remove the "options" file(s), thus
> destroying the configuration for ports.
Destroying the stored configuration for *ALL* ports, in the process.
This may be undesirable, and it includes the risk of wiping out
important configuration options, that have taken _hours_ to get right.
It's a risk I'm willing to take at times, but we should at least make it
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