Forcing port reinstalls without rebuilding over and over again

Carmel NY carmel_ny at
Thu Dec 13 09:50:05 UTC 2018

On Wed, 12 Dec 2018 22:52:21 -0700, Gary Aitken stated:

>What I find particularly difficult, however, is keeping track of options.
>Some ports have NLS by default, some have EXAMPLES by default, some have
>various GUI options by default.  NLS is fairly easy to get rid of, but
>the gui options are not.  And the 5 word hint in the options dialog is
>usually totally inadequate to determine if you want (or need) the option
>enabled.  It would be really helpful if there was a button you could hit
>to give you more detailed info about what each option is for; kind of a
>pkg-descr for the option, explaining when you want it and when you don't.



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