Install Squid on FBSD with different configure options?

RW rwmaillists at
Sat Feb 19 01:48:03 UTC 2011

On Fri, 18 Feb 2011 08:53:27 -0800
Ed Flecko <edflecko at> wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I want to install squid from the ports package (i.e.,
> /usr/ports/www/squid) instead of installing from source (which, it's
> my understanding, would force me to create a squid user, squid group,
> etc. manually).
> However, I want squid to be installed with the ability to restrict end
> users internet access based upon their PCs MAC address, which means I
> need the --enable-arp-acl option when installing squid.
> I have modified the Makefile (/usr/ports/www/squid/Makefile) to
> include this option, 

Don't do that or you will have to maintain it. Revert the change, then
run "make config" in the port directory and select "Enable ACLs based on
ethernet address" from the menu. The option will be remembered for
future upgrades too. Alternately set WITH_SQUID_ARP_ACL=yes in make.conf.

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