FreeBSD Ports… who needs to stay up pressing return on prerequisites?

So, you compile a port that is going to take *all* night or even longer and the dreaded “options” keeps appearing after every prerequisite towards a port.

Before compiling the port if you type “make showconfig-recursive” it will present all the options before you compile, so now after you have decided the variables during compiling, you can leave it going without worrying you need to keep going back and pressing return.

It really appears to save substantial amounts of time, I just wish the command was a little more advertised, who knows… maybe there is a lack of people who realize this exists or are like me and guilty of not reading man pages.

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