buildworld selectively?

Gary J. Hayers gary at
Sun Jun 9 18:56:50 UTC 2013

Have a read of the man page for /etc/src.conf

On 09/06/2013 19:52, Walter Hurry wrote:
> As a relative newcomer to FreeBSD I am planning a 'make buildworld' for
> the first time. Since this is likely to be a lengthy process (my first
> attempt will be in a virtual machine), I am wondering whether it is
> possible to be at all selective about what is built.
> I have read the handbook section thoroughly, and shall follow the
> procedure recommended. I have also consulted 'man make.conf', but have
> been unable to establish an answer.
> For example, I do not require 'games'.
> Is there a way of achieving this?
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