crees at FreeBSD.org
Sun Sep 16 09:25:41 UTC 2012
On 16 September 2012 10:20, Odhiambo Washington <odhiambo at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 16, 2012 at 11:47 AM, Chris Rees <crees at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> On 16 September 2012 09:32, Odhiambo Washington <odhiambo at gmail.com>
>> > Hi Chris,
>> > Thanks for this.
>> > Hopefully, you can modify the Wiki to have this information and even
>> > examples:)
>> There are examples on the Wiki page already, but in a confusing order.
>> I've put in a link, and a tip on how to find UNIQUENAME.
>> > Personally, I use `make config` and have never needed to do much with
>> > /etc/make.conf as regards the ports.
>> True, but some people like to share their make.conf around machines :)
> My machines are all identical too, except for parameters related to
> $hostname, DNS and passwords.
> I mostly used /usr/local/etc/pkgtools.conf before, then `make config` and
> now I believe I am gonna switch to /etc/make.conf but only where I must
> finely customize.
> One thing has crossed my mind now: What happens with make -DWITH_* in this
> new development of optionsNG?? I have manually built ports that way before.
> And what about those who want to use portinstall -m WITH_OPTx=1 WITH_OPTy=1,
Still works fine for nearly all ports, but just for apache ports there
appears to be subtle problems with the logic since it's so
complicated. That's why Olli chose to disable the WITH_ option style
for Apache, and I think it was the right decision.
I would suggest you learn the new (just as simple) syntax and see how
you get on with it :)
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