Build options built by dialog(1)
crtb at cape.com
Wed Nov 16 19:02:50 UTC 2011
Thank you for a very complete way of saying "RTFM" -
I confess a distaste for heavy lit, but man pages!
I thank you again!
Chuck Bacon -- crtb at cape.com
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On Wed, 16 Nov 2011, Polytropon wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Nov 2011 19:15:01 -0500 (EST), Chuck Bacon wrote:
>> I stumbled into a problem trying to get xorg up on my
>> current 9.0-RC1. I selected an intolerable choice,
>> notable PTH. Now the choice of Python causes the build
>> to fail, and I can't find the output of dialog(1).
>> Question: How can I restart the build with a new
>> dialog(1)? Put another way, where are the various
>> build variables kept?
> The options are stored in /var/db/ports/<name>/options.
> The "Frontend" to access them is:
> # make config
> # make rmconfig
> # make config-recursive
> # make rmconfig-recursive
> The last two options are really helpful when the problems
> you're encountering are provided by a dependency port.
> See "man 7 ports" for details.
> Optional, in worst case, options can also be provided
> my a Makefile.local in the port's directory. Also note
> that /etc/make.conf as well as the configuration files
> of port management tools may contain options.
>> Once again, this old 650-704-7070-PDP4-KA/KI/KL/KS-CTSS-
>> Convex-IBMPC-3B1 warrior needs help :-}
> Impressive path! =^_^=
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