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Freebsd /etc/make.conf example

When you are using Freebsd and you are compiling packages from source (using ports collection) then one of the most important things is the /etc/make.conf file. The make.conf file tells your system how it should build things. You can of course build ports using an empty make.conf file but if you do so you will not get the advantages that might come with customizing things a bit further. Continue reading