Uprading to 5.X from 4.X
scottro at nyc.rr.com
Sun Apr 24 19:37:24 PDT 2005
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On Mon, Apr 25, 2005 at 11:52:59AM +0000, Iain Dooley wrote:
> maybe i'll hold off for a little while. it's such a pain having to wait for
> everything to build from source. kde takes forever, so you leave the house
> but when you come back there is one of those configuration options screens
> for some obscure package with bunch of options like "Enable Lib GSSD
> Compatibility" that mean absolutely nothing to me. meanwhile i can't use my
You can usually avoid that with make -DBATCH=yes. With portupgrade it
would be portupgrade -m -DBATCH=yes.
Usually, that will, if there are options, choose the defaults, which are
reasonable. You can put BATCH=yes in /etc/make.conf (see
/etc/defaults/make.conf) but of course, what happens then is that you
install something where you ~really~ didn't want the defaults. :)
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