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    2: The file `mk.conf` is the central configuration file for everything that has to do with building software. It is used by the BSD-style `Makefiles` in `/usr/share/mk` and especially by pkgsrc. Usually, it is found in the `/etc` directory. If it doesn't exist there, feel free to create it.
    4: Because all configuration takes place in a single file, there are some variables so the user can choose different configurations based on whether he is building the base system or packages from pkgsrc. These variables are:
    6: * `BSD_PKG_MK`: Defined when a pkgsrc package is built.
    7: * `BUILDING_HTDOCS`: Defined when the NetBSD web site is built.
    8: * None of the above: When the base system is built. The file /usr/share/mk/bsd.README is a good place to start in this case. 
   10: A typical `mk.conf` file would look like this:
   11: <pre><code>
   12: # This is /etc/mk.conf
   13: #
   15: .if defined(BSD_PKG_MK) || defined(BUILDING_HTDOCS)
   16: # The following lines apply to both pkgsrc and htdocs.
   18: #...
   19: LOCALBASE=          /usr/pkg
   20: #...
   22: .else
   23: # The following lines apply to the base system.
   25: WARNS= 4
   27: .endif
   28: </code></pre>

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