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MAKE.CONF(5)		  FreeBSD File Formats Manual		  MAKE.CONF(5)

NAME
     make.conf -- system build information

DESCRIPTION
     The file make.conf	contains settings that control the compilation of the
     FreeBSD sources and ported	applications.  The file	make.conf is generally
     created by	the system administrator when the values need to be changed
     from their	defaults.

     The purpose of make.conf is not to	run commands or	perform	compilation
     actions directly.	Instead, it is included	by the various makefiles in
     /usr/src, /usr/ports and /usr/doc which conditionalize their internal
     actions according to the settings found there.

     The /etc/make.conf	file is	included from the appropriate Makefile which
     specifies the default settings for	all the	available options.  Options
     need only be specified in /etc/make.conf when the system administrator
     wishes to override	these defaults.

     The build procedures occur	in four	broad areas: the world,	the kernel,
     documentations and	ports.	Variables set in make.conf may be applicable
     during builds in one, two,	or all four of these areas.  They may be spec-
     ified for a particular build via the -D option of make(1).

     The following lists provide a name	and short description for each vari-
     able you can use during the indicated builds.  The	values of variables
     flagged as	bool are ignored; the variable being set at all	(even to
     ``FALSE'' or ``NO'') causes it to be treated as if	it were	set.

     The following list	provides a name	and short description for variables
     that are used for all builds, or are used by the makefiles	for things
     other than	builds.

     CFLAGS	   (str) Controls the compiler setting when compiling C	code.
		   Optimization	levels above -O	(-O2, ...) are not supported.
		   BDECFLAGS is	provided as a set of gcc(1) settings suggested
		   by Bruce Evans <bde@FreeBSD.org> for	developing and testing
		   changes.  They can be used, if set, by:

			 CFLAGS+=${BDECFLAGS}

     CVS_UPDATE	   (bool) Set this to use cvs(1) to update your	ports with
		   ``make update''.

     CXXFLAGS	   (str) Controls the compiler settings	when compiling C++
		   code.  CXXFLAGS is initially	set to the value of CFLAGS.
		   If you want to add to the CXXFLAGS value, use ``+=''
		   instead of ``=''.

     INSTALL	   (str) the default install command.  To have commands	com-
		   pared before	doing the install, use

			 INSTALL="install -C"

     LOCAL_DIRS	   (str) List any directories that should be entered when
		   doing make's	in /usr/src in this variable.

     MTREE_FOLLOWS_SYMLINKS
		   (str) Set this to ``-L'' to cause mtree(8) to follow	sym-
		   links.

     NO_DOCUPDATE  (bool) Set this to not update the doc tree during ``make
		   update''.

     NO_PORTSUPDATE
		   (bool) Set this to not update the ports tree	during ``make
		   update''.

     SUP_UPDATE	   (bool) Set this to use cvsup(1) to update your ports	with
		   ``make update''.

     SUP	   (str) The location of the cvsup(1) command for ``make
		   update''.

     SUPFLAGS	   (str) The flag for the sup(1) command when doing ``make
		   update''.  This defaults to [-g -L 2].

     SUPHOST	   (str) The hostname of the sup server	to use when doing
		   ``make update''.

     SUPFILE	   (str) The first supfile to use when doing a ``make
		   update''.  This defaults to
		   /usr/share/examples/cvsup/standard-supfile.

     SUPFILE1	   (str) The second supfile to use when	doing a	``make
		   update''.  This defaults to
		   /usr/share/examples/cvsup/secure-supfile.

     SUPFILE2	   (str) The third supfile to use when doing a ``make
		   update''.  This defaults to
		   /usr/share/examples/cvsup/secure-supfile.

     PORTSSUPFILE  (str) The ports supfile to use when doing a ``make
		   update''.  This defaults to
		   /usr/share/examples/cvsup/ports-supfile.

     DOCSUPFILE	   (str) The documentation supfile to use when doing a ``make
		   update''.  This defaults to
		   /usr/share/examples/cvsup/doc-supfile.

     WARNS_WERROR  Causes -Werror to be	added to CFLAGS	when WARNS is in
		   effect.

     The following list	provides a name	and short description for variables
     that are only used	doing a	kernel build:

     BOOT_COMCONSOLE_PORT
		   (str) The port address to use for the console if the	boot
		   blocks have been configured to use a	serial console instead
		   of the keyboard/video card.

     BOOT_COMCONSOLE_SPEED
		   (int) The baud rate to use for the console if the boot
		   blocks have been configured to use a	serial console instead
		   of the keyboard/video card.

     BOOTWAIT	   (int) Controls the amount of	time the kernel	waits for a
		   console keypress before booting the default kernel.	The
		   value is approximately milliseconds.	 Keypresses are
		   accepted by the BIOS	before booting from disk, making it
		   possible to give custom boot	parameters even	when this is
		   set to 0.

     COPTFLAGS	   (str) Controls the compiler settings	when building the ker-
		   nel.	 Optimization levels above [-O (-O2, ...)] are not
		   guaranteed to work.

     KERNCONF	   (str) Controls which	kernel configurations will be built by
		   ``${MAKE} buildkernel'' and installed by ``${MAKE}
		   installkernel''.  For example,

			 KERNCONF=MINE DEBUG GENERIC OTHERMACHINE

		   will	build the kernels specified by the config files	MINE,
		   DEBUG, GENERIC, and OTHERMACHINE, and install the kernel
		   specified by	the config file	MINE.  It defaults to GENERIC.

     NO_KERNELCONFIG
		   (bool) Set this to skip running config(8) during ``${MAKE}
		   buildkernel''.

     NO_KERNELDEPEND
		   (bool) Set this to skip running ``${MAKE} depend'' during
		   ``${MAKE} buildkernel''.

     NO_MODULES	   (bool) Set to not build modules with	the kernel.

     MODULES_OVERRIDE
		   (str) Set to	a list of modules to build instead of all of
		   them.

     The following list	provides a name	and short description for variables
     that are used during the world build:

     COMPAT1X	   (bool) Set to install the FreeBSD 1 compatibility
		   libraries.

     COMPAT20	   (bool) Set to install the FreeBSD 2.0 compatibility
		   libraries.

     COMPAT21	   (bool) Set to install the FreeBSD 2.1 compatibility
		   libraries.

     COMPAT22	   (bool) Set to install the FreeBSD 2.2 compatibility
		   libraries.

     COMPAT3X	   (bool) Set to install the FreeBSD 3 compatibility
		   libraries.

     COMPAT4X	   (bool) Set to install the FreeBSD 4 compatibility
		   libraries.

     ENABLE_SUIDPERL
		   (bool) Set to enable	the installation of an suid perl(1)
		   binary.

     FETCH_CMD	   (str) Command to use	to fetch files.	 Normally fetch(1).

     MAKE_IDEA	   (bool) Set to build the IDEA	encryption code.  This code is
		   patented in the USA and many	European countries.  It	is
		   YOUR	RESPONSIBILITY to determine if you can legally use
		   IDEA.

     MAKE_KERBEROS4
		   (bool) Set this to build KerberosIV (KTH eBones).

     MAKE_KERBEROS5
		   (bool) Set this to build Kerberos5 (KTH Heimdal).  WARNING!
		   This	is still experimental code.  If	you need stable	Ker-
		   beros5, use the port(s).

     ENABLE_SUID_K5SU
		   (bool) Set this if you wish to use the k5su utility.	 Oth-
		   erwise, it will be installed	without	the set-user-ID	bit
		   set.

     MODULES_WITH_WORLD
		   (bool) Set to build modules with the	system instead of the
		   kernel.

     NO_CVS	   (bool) Set to not build CVS.

     NO_BIND	   (bool) Set to not build BIND.

     NO_FORTRAN	   (bool) Set to not build g77(1) and related libraries.

     NO_I4B	   (bool) Set to not build isdn4bsd package.

     NO_IPFILTER   (bool) Set to not build IP Filter package.

     NO_LPR	   (bool) Set to not build lpr(1) and related programs.

     NO_MAILWRAPPER
		   (bool) Set to not build the mailwrapper(8) MTA selector.

     NO_MAKEDEV	   (bool) Set to avoid running ``MAKEDEV all'' on /dev during
		   install.

     NO_OBJC	   (bool) Set to not build Objective C support.

     NO_OPENSSH	   (bool) Set to not build OpenSSH.

     NO_OPENSSL	   (bool) Set to not build OpenSSL (implies NO_OPENSSH).

     NO_SENDMAIL   (bool) Set to not build sendmail(8) and related programs.

     NO_SHAREDOCS  (bool) Set to not build the 4.4BSD legacy docs.

     NO_TCSH	   (bool) Set to not build and install /bin/csh	(which is
		   tcsh(1)).

     NO_X	   (bool) Set to not compile in	X-Windows support (e.g.
		   doscmd(1)).

     NOCLEAN	   (bool) Set this to disable cleaning during ``make
		   buildworld''.  This should not be set unless	you know what
		   you are doing.

     NOCLEANDIR	   (bool) Set this to run ``${MAKE} clean'' instead of
		   ``${MAKE} cleandir''.

     NOCRYPT	   (bool) Set to not build any crypto code.

     NOGAMES	   (bool) Set to not build games.

     NOINFO	   (bool) Set to not make or install info(5) files.

     NOLIBC_R	   (bool) Set to not build libc_r (reentrant version of	libc).

     NOMANCOMPRESS
		   (bool) Set to install man pages uncompressed.

     NOPERL	   (bool) Set to avoid building	perl(1).

     NOPROFILE	   (bool) Set to avoid compiling profiled libraries.

     NOSECURE	   (bool) set to not build crypto code in secure subdir.

     NOSHARE	   (bool) Set to not build in the share	subdir.

     NOUUCP	   (bool) Set to not build uucp(1) related programs.

     PERL_THREADED
		   (bool) Set to enable	the building and installation of
		   perl(1) with	thread support.

     PPP_NOSUID	   (bool) Set to disable the installation of ppp(8) as an suid
		   root	program.

     SENDMAIL_MC   (str) The default m4	configuration file to use at install
		   time.  The value should include the full path to the	.mc
		   file, e.g., /etc/mail/myconfig.mc.  Use with	caution	as a
		   make	install	will overwrite any existing
		   /etc/mail/sendmail.cf.  Note	that SENDMAIL_CF is now	depre-
		   cated.  Avoid using a value of /etc/mail/sendmail.mc	as a
		   buildworld will create /etc/mail/sendmail.cf	before
		   installworld	installs an updated sendmail(8)	binary.

     SENDMAIL_SUBMIT_MC
		   (str) The default m4	configuration file for mail submission
		   to use at install time.  The	value should include the full
		   path	to the .mc file, e.g., /etc/mail/mysubmit.mc.  Use
		   with	caution	as a make install will overwrite any existing
		   /etc/mail/submit.cf.	 Avoid using a value of
		   /etc/mail/submit.mc as a buildworld will create
		   /etc/mail/submit.cf before installworld installs an updated
		   sendmail(8) binary.

     SENDMAIL_ADDITIONAL_MC
		   (str) Additional .mc	files which should be built into .cf
		   files at build time.	 The value should include the full
		   path	to the .mc file(s), e.g., /etc/mail/foo.mc
		   /etc/mail/bar.mc.  Avoid using a value of
		   /etc/mail/sendmail.mc as a buildworld will create
		   /etc/mail/sendmail.cf before	installworld installs an
		   updated sendmail(8) binary.

     SENDMAIL_M4_FLAGS
		   (str) Flags passed to m4 when building a .cf	file from a
		   .mc file.

     SENDMAIL_CFLAGS
		   (str) Flags to pass to the compile command when building
		   sendmail(8).	 The SENDMAIL_*	flags can be used to provide
		   SASL	support	with setting such as:

			 SENDMAIL_CFLAGS=-I/usr/local/include -DSASL
			 SENDMAIL_LDFLAGS=-L/usr/local/lib
			 SENDMAIL_LDADD=-lsasl

     SENDMAIL_LDFLAGS
		   (str) Flags to pass to the ld(1) command when building
		   sendmail(8).

     SENDMAIL_LDADD
		   (str) Flags to add to the end of the	ld(1) command when
		   building sendmail(8).

     SENDMAIL_DPADD
		   (str) Extra dependencies to add when	building sendmail(8).

     SENDMAIL_SET_USER_ID
		   (bool) If set, install sendmail(8) as a set-user-ID root
		   binary instead of a set-group-ID binary and do not install
		   /etc/mail/submit.{cf,mc}.  Use of this flag is not recom-
		   mended and the alternative advice in	/etc/mail/README
		   should be followed instead of at all	possible.

     SENDMAIL_MAP_PERMS
		   (str) Mode to use when generating alias and map database
		   files using /etc/mail/Makefile.  The	default	value is 0640.

     The following list	provides a name	and short description for variables
     that are used when	building documentation.

     DISTDIR	   (str) Where distfiles are kept.  Normally, this is
		   distfiles in	PORTSDIR.

     DOC_LANG	   (str) The list of languages and encodings to	build and
		   install.

     PRINTERDEVICE
		   (str) The default format for	system documentation, depends
		   on your printer.  This can be set to	``ascii'' for simple
		   printers or ``ps'' for postscript or	graphics printers with
		   a ghostscript filter.

     The following list	provides a name	and short description for variables
     that are used when	building ports:

     FORCE_PKG_REGISTER
		   (bool) Set this to override any existing package registra-
		   tion.

     HAVE_MOTIF	   (bool) Set this if you have Motif on	your system.

     KRB5_HOME	   (str) Set this if you want to install the MIT Kerberos5
		   port	somewhere other	than /usr/local.

     LOCALBASE	   (str) Set this to the base directory	that non-X ports
		   should be installed in.  It provides	the default for	PREFIX
		   when	building in /usr/ports.

     MASTER_SITE_AFTERSTEP
		   (str) Set this to change the	master site for	AfterStep
		   ports.  The last part of the	path must be ``/%SUBDIR%/''.

     MASTER_SITE_BACKUP
		   (str) Controls the site location that ports check for dist-
		   files if the	locations listed in their Makefile do not
		   work.  The last part	of the path must be
		   ``/${DIST_SUBDIR}/''.

     MASTER_SITE_COMP_SOURCES
		   (str) Controls the master site location for comp.sources
		   ports.  The last part of the	path must be ``%SUBDIR%/''

     MASTER_SITE_GNOME
		   (str) Controls the master site location for GNOME ports.
		   The last part of the	path must be ``/%SUBDIR%/''

     MASTER_SITE_GNU
		   (str) Controls the master site location for GNU ports.  The
		   last	part of	the path must be ``/%SUBDIR%/''

     MASTER_SITE_KDE
		   (str) Controls the master site location for KDE ports.  The
		   last	part of	the path must be ``/%SUBDIR%/''

     MASTER_SITE_FREEBSD
		   (bool) If set, go to	the master FreeBSD site	for all	files.

     MASTER_SITE_MOZILLA
		   (str) Controls the master site location for Mozilla ports.
		   The last part of the	path must be ``/%SUBDIR%/''

     MASTER_SITE_OVERRIDE
		   (str) If set, this site is checked before the sites listed
		   in the ports	Makefile.  You can have	it check the backup
		   site	first by like so:

			 MASTER_SITE_OVERRIDE?=	 ${MASTER_SITE_BACKUP}

     MASTER_SITE_PERL_CPAN
		   (str) Controls the master site location for Perl ports.
		   The last part of the	path must be

			 /%SUBDIR%/

     MASTER_SORT_REGEX
		   (str) Set this to control the sort order for	mirror sets.
		   To set it to	prefer mirrors in the .jp domain, use:

			 MASTER_SORT_REGEX?=	 ^file:	^ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/local-distfiles/ ://[^/]*.jp/ ://[^/]*.jp.

		   Users of other ccTLD	domains	should change the ``jp'' to
		   the appropriate domain.

     MASTER_SITE_RINGSERVER
		   (str) Controls the master site location for Ringserver
		   ports.  The last part of the	path must be ``/%SUBDIR%/''.

     MASTER_SITE_RUBY
		   (str) Controls the master site location for Ruby ports.
		   The last part of the	path must be ``/%SUBDIR%/''.

     MASTER_SITE_SUNSITE
		   (str) Controls the master site location for Sunsite ports.
		   The last part of the	path must be ``/%SUBDIR%/''.

     MASTER_SITE_TCLTK
		   (str) Controls the master site location for Tcl and Tk
		   ports.  The last part of the	path must be ``/%SUBDIR%/''.

     MASTER_SITE_TEX_CTAN
		   (str) Controls the master site location for TeX ports.  The
		   last	part of	the path must be ``/%SUBDIR%/''.

     MASTER_SITE_WINDOWMAKER
		   (str) Controls the master site location for WindowMaker
		   ports.  The last part of the	path must be ``/%SUBDIR%/''.

     MASTER_SITE_XCONTRIB
		   (str) Controls the master site location for contributed X
		   ports.  The last part of the	path must be ``/%SUBDIR%/''.

     MASTER_SITE_XEMACS
		   (str) Controls the master site location for Xemacs ports.
		   The last part of the	path must be ``/%SUBDIR%/''.

     MASTER_SITE_XFREE
		   (str) Controls the master site location for XFree ports.
		   The last part of the	path must be ``/%SUBDIR%/''.

     MOTIFLIB	   (str) Location of libXm.a and libXm.so.

     MOTIF_STATIC  (bool) Set this if you want ports that use Motif to be
		   built so they can be	run on systems without the Motif
		   shared libraries.

     NOCLEANDEPENDS
		   (bool) Set this to prevent ``make clean'' from cleaning the
		   ports that the one being cleaned depends on.

     NOPORTDOCS	   (bool) Set this to disable installing additional documenta-
		   tion	with ports.

     PACKAGES	   (str) Used only for the package target; the directory for
		   the package tree.

     PATCH_SITES   (str) Primary location(s) for the distribution of patch
		   files.

     PORTSDIR	   (str) The location of the ports tree.

     USA_RESIDENT  (bool) Set this if you are a	resident of the	USA so that
		   ports that need to can attempt to comply with U.S. export
		   regulations.

     WITHOUT_X11   (bool) Set this so that ports that can be built with	or
		   without X11 support will build without X11 support by
		   default.

     WRKDIRPREFIX  (str) Where to create temporary files used when building
		   ports.

     X11BASE	   (str) Should	be set to where	the X11	distribution has been
		   installed if	it is installed	anywhere other than
		   /usr/X11R6.

FILES
     /etc/defaults/make.conf
     /etc/make.conf
     /usr/doc/Makefile
     /usr/src/Makefile
     /usr/src/Makefile.inc1
     /usr/ports/Mk/bsd.port.mk
     /usr/ports/Mk/bsd.sites.mk

SEE ALSO
     gcc(1), install(1), make(1), ports(7), lpd(8), sendmail(8)

HISTORY
     The make.conf file	appeared sometime before FreeBSD 4.0.

AUTHORS
     This manual page was written by Mike W. Meyer <mwm@mired.org>.

BUGS
     This manual page may occasionally be out of date with respect to the
     options currently available for use in make.conf.	Please check the
     /etc/defaults/make.conf file for the latest options which are available.

FreeBSD	10.1		       November	3, 2000			  FreeBSD 10.1

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