hermes at trismegistus.net
Sat Jun 12 21:17:47 GMT 2004
John, you are a genius, and have hit this issue right-on. I set
"BATCH=yes" some time ago to eliminate being hit on the meta-ports. Six
hours of researching this, and, until your timely discernment, I was ready
to "hit the bars and do some drinking fast". Thanks ever so much
J. Craig Woods
UNIX/Linux Network/System Administration
Entropy requires no maintenance.
On Sat, 12 Jun 2004, John Merryweather Cooper wrote:
> It appears you're trying to compile an interactive port (one that has a
> menu that a user must interact with) but you are trying to force it into
> BATCH mode with a setting in your /etc/make.conf. BATCH mode causes
> these ports to be skipped since they can't be built in BATCH mode.
> On Sat, Jun 12, 2004 at 03:51:31PM -0500, Hermes Trismegistus wrote:
>> Ok, it is with great trepidation that I ask this question, and, yes, I
>> feel like a complete idiot (nothing new here). I have RTFM and STFW to
>> no avail. While this topic is discussed ad infinitum in the archives,
>> not even once is a simple "what to do" printed. So I run "make" in
>> "/usr/ports/security/tripwire" it gives stdout that this is an
>> "interactive port". Ok, I download the version of tripwire that is being
>> referenced in the makefile, and cp it to "/usr/ports/disfiles", and I get
>> the same stdout when doing a "make", "this is an interactive port". Ok, I
>> get the message, it is indeed a interactive port. What the hell does this
>> mean, and I how can I install this "interactive port".
>> J. Craig Woods
>> UNIX/Linux Network/System Administration
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