gvim GUI cannot be used

Roland Smith rsmith at xs4all.nl
Fri Jul 5 22:32:01 UTC 2013

On Fri, Jul 05, 2013 at 05:41:11PM +0200, Raphael Ahrens wrote:
> Ahh, thank you.
> kentn at kpa.biglobe.ne.jp wrote on Sat, 06.Jul.13 00:03:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > On Fri, 5 Jul 2013 14:11:41 +0200
> > Raphael Ahrens <tant.sinnister at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > > When I execute "cd /usr/ports/editors/vim; make config" I get
> > > 	===> No options to configure
> > 
> > try: setenv WITH_OPTIONS=yes
> that did the trick, but I assume this is not the way it is supposed
> to happen.

The port maintainer has made it so, for reasons unknown. This is a marked 
deviation from basically all other ports; the vim port is the only port 
that uses WITH_OPTIONS.

The switch was dropped in r314778 of the ports tree:
but it was brought back in r322016:

I ran into the same issue because I installed vim when WITH_OPTIONS was

The best way to get around this issue once and for all is to add the 
following to /etc/make.conf:

----- /etc/make.conf excerpt -----
.if ${.CURDIR:M*/editors/vim}
----- /etc/make.conf excerpt -----

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