stupid ports question

Magnus Eriksson magetoo at
Mon Sep 13 11:42:00 PDT 2004

On Mon, 13 Sep 2004, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:

> > i.e. something similar to NetBSDs /etc/mk.conf .

> /etc/make.conf

Ah.  How obvious.  And now I can find the example file too..  Thanks.

> But be aware that FreeBSD ports are often not audited for supported CFLAGS
> or CC overrides.


> Most likely you have to specify the WITH_ flags everytime because there are
> very few common ones like WITH_OPTIMIZED_CFLAGS.


> make -j is not supported for ports.


I guess I'll look into running pkgsrc then.  :-)

  Also, I wanted to run distcc; I believe that it is possible to use with
pkgsrc.  Yes, I know I'm setting myself up for trouble..

> >   And apart from all that, I think it's about time that users@ list was
> > created.  (or call it misc@ or anything)

(I crossposted since most people probably haven't subscribed to it yet.)

Oh, and FP!  :-)


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