Config options with pkg

Warren Block wblock at
Wed Jun 25 17:44:33 UTC 2014

On Wed, 25 Jun 2014, Robert Fitzpatrick wrote:

> I don't do a lot of upgrades or installs, so my use of the new pkg way of 
> doing things is limited right now. I've been trying to find instructions for 
> how to configure options for packages. Right now I'm dealing with a new 
> install of Postfix and trying to get LDAP support. Of course, I can move into 
> the ports directory for the package and 'make config', but get the warning 
> that I should use pkg.

Which warning, exactly?

Using pkg does not require installing binary packages.

That's only one thing it can do.  Using ports still works like it always did, 
it's just pkg that's keeping track of the installed ports (which *are* 
packages) instead of the old pkg_add tools.

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