Is it possible to configure the FreeBSD ports system to suppress the compilation output (like brew does in OS X)? The output is mostly useless for me and can be a waste of bandwidth (when working over ssh).
Simply send the output somewhere other than your terminal.
If you're using Bourne-family shells:
If you're using a C-shell variant:
You may want to route the output to a real file instead of
Note that you need to run