Ports building automatically with default options?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Tue Jul 17 15:36:33 UTC 2012

"Reko Turja" <reko.turja at liukuma.net> writes:

> I just installed new 9.0 machine from scratch, cvsupped ports, fetched
> index and started building portupgrade. Both perl and ruby built with
> default options, without running config. No changes in port building
> steps nor workaround for this POLA violation anywhere  in the UPDATING
> etc. as far as I could see.
> Is there workarounds or information how to get ports building the old
> way with asking options?

The defaults haven't changed, so something must have happened locally. 
Check whether you've got BATCH defined in make.conf, and whether
/var/db/ports contains configurations for those ports.

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