On Sun, Apr 04, 2004 at 08:33:33AM +0100, Robert Downes wrote: > My make.conf file contains the line: > > > MASTER_SITE_OVERRIDE=ftp://ftp.uk.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles > > Someone gave me this line months ago when I asked how to instruct make > to request files from local FTP servers (rather than dumping all > requests on the master server). > > However, I can not find a description for this line in any official > literature. I have checked man make.conf, and there seems to be no mention. > > Where should I be looking for the definitive description of this > configuration setting, or has it been removed from recent versions of > FreeBSD?
It's documented in /usr/ports/Mk/bsd.port.mk, together with most of the other port-related variables, and also in the default make.conf file (/etc/defaults/make.conf on 4.x, /usr/share/examples/etc/make.conf on 5.x) Kris
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