compilers on Lion

Werner LEMBERG wl at
Tue Sep 11 06:34:08 UTC 2018

>>>> * Where can I get a concise and up-to-date description of
>>>> portfiles?  `portfiles.7' seems to be heavily out of date...
>>> What would you like to know?
>> A list of all available variables/keywords, with a description.
> Yup, that's supposed to be what's in the guide and the manpage.

I see that the guide contains much more details; hopefully, the
transition to AsciiDoc will yield a uniform output again in the near

> There are also many portgroups (similar concept to include files
> in C), which, when included into a port, may add new variables or
> keywords of their own.  About half of the portgroups are documented
> in the guide.

And it would be great if the other half gets added too.  Speaking as
the FreeType maintainer, it costs me an incredible amount of time to
document the stuff I'm going to add or change – progress in FreeType
is thus quite slow since the non-programming tasks are so huge...


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