On Mon, 26 Jan 2009 12:55:29 +0000, Anton Shterenlikht <me...@bristol.ac.uk> 
> I'm trying to overwrite a Makefile variable via /etc/make.conf
> It doesn't seem to work:

This behaviour is correct. The local makefiles have precedence
before the /etc/make.conf settings.

> What am I doing wrong?

You could modify the port's Makefile itself, or create Makefile.local
in the port's dicrectory with your specific settings, but I don't
now if this mechanism is still supported.

>From Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
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