How to build a BROKEN port?

Da Rock freebsd-questions at
Thu Dec 30 01:13:47 UTC 2010

On 12/30/10 11:09, Bruce Cran wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Dec 2010 10:49:25 +1000
> Da Rock<freebsd-questions at>  wrote:
>> Pardon me for being the queer one to ask this- but how does one
>> force/override building a port marked as broken?
> Edit the port's Makefile and comment-out the BROKEN line.
Oh, the irony! :) I considered doing that, but I thought there might 
have been some magic incantation that got around this...


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