cvsup newbie questions
tomc at cqg.com
Fri Dec 17 14:40:33 PST 2004
Do a "make BATCH=yes install clean"
Then it is set for all meta ports as well. I had to find this out the
hard way. It took 3 days to install Gnome. I kept coming back to a
menu configuration screen.
From: Nikolas Britton [mailto:freebsd at nbritton.org]
Sent: Friday, December 17, 2004 3:17 PM
To: Tom Connolly
Cc: 'Joshua Lokken'; 'Kevin Smith'; freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: cvsup newbie questions
Tom Connolly wrote:
>If you want to install the latest version of gnome, you should cvsup
>the ports tree (ports-all), then cd into the directory for the gnome
>meta-port (it builds gnome and alot of associated apps) and build it,
># cd /usr/ports/x11/gnome2
># make install clean
there is also gnome2-lite, gnome2-fifth-toe, gnome2-office, and
>Make sure you set BATCH=yes or when you get home you will have a very
>annoying configuration menu on your screen asking you what you want to
set BATCH=yes where and what does it do with the optional make options,
esp for meta ports?
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