This exists only so that individual ports may log. Tweaking it anywhere is awkward (and will be more so with SEPARATE_BUILD).
I just checked that the current ports tree does not abuse this. Okay ? Index: bsd.port.mk.5 =================================================================== RCS file: /cvs/src/share/man/man5/bsd.port.mk.5,v retrieving revision 1.474 diff -u -p -r1.474 bsd.port.mk.5 --- bsd.port.mk.5 31 Jan 2018 17:43:33 -0000 1.474 +++ bsd.port.mk.5 3 Apr 2018 21:09:43 -0000 @@ -2921,6 +2921,7 @@ if port needs human interaction to run i if the tests need an active X11 display to work. .It Ev TEST_LOG Command used to log the results of regression tests to TEST_LOGFILE. +Read-only. .It Ev TEST_LOGFILE Log file containing the results of regression tests. .It Ev TEST_TARGET