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Date:      Mon, 7 Dec 2015 21:05:03 -0800
From:      jungle Boogie <>
To:        John Aten <>
Cc:        "Brandon J. Wandersee" <>,  FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   Re: Migrating to FreeBSD from Debian
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On 7 December 2015 at 17:12, John Aten <> wr=
> One source of confusion is the all the options one is faced with when ins=
talling from ports; I don't know exactly where to look for documentation on=
 what would be better/worse to select and why. Is this a matter of checking=
 with the documentation of the program to be installed?

The options are specific to the port you're installing. It would be
best to consult the documentation to what you're installing to find
out what you can configure.

To find out what you can configure, check out

Here's an example:

Look for Configuration Options.

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