How to check current port options before updating

Chris Hill chris at
Wed Aug 31 11:33:56 UTC 2011

On Tue, 30 Aug 2011, zszalbot at wrote:

> I have been wondering how I can check current options of a port before I 
> update it. The port in question (apache22) has a number of options and I 
> would like to look at the current ones so that I do not install options 
> that I may not need. I'd appreciate if you can point me to a reference 
> or a command that does it. Will "make config" show it?

  make showconfig

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