buildworld selectively?

Gary J. Hayers gary at
Sun Jun 9 20:01:00 UTC 2013

No worries, no such thing as a silly question :)

On 09/06/2013 20:51, Walter Hurry wrote:
> On Sun, 09 Jun 2013 19:56:10 +0100, Gary J. Hayers wrote:
>> 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?
> Ah, src.conf. That's what I missed!. Thank you so much Gary, and sorry if
> it was a silly question.
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