Re: Call for testing: portoptscli

From: Alfonso S. Siciliano <>
Date: Sun, 03 Sep 2023 01:41:32 UTC
On 31/08/2023 11:28, Chris Brannon wrote:
> "Alfonso S. Siciliano" <> writes:
>> Hello list,
>> Some time ago I announced my intention to implement a new utility to
>> configure ports interactively via a CLI [1]. Because other tools use
>> TUI and seem unsuitable for speech synthesizers.
> Hello Alfonso,
> This is pretty great.  I just took it for a spin and configured two
> ports: speech-dispatcher (uncomplicated, only one list) and
> ungoogled-chromium (three lists).  It works beautifully, and I love the
> interface.
> Thus far, I've only used it over ssh.  First with a Linux screenreader
> on the computer I'm in front of right now, and then using the Prompt app
> on iOS.  I don't have high expectations for terminal screen reading on
> my iPhone.  It works well with command-response programs though, and
> this one was no exception.
> portoptscli is going to play nicely with just about any terminal screenreader
> ever made.
> -- Chris

Thank you for your review.
Now portoptscli is in the Ports Collection repository [1], so it can be 
installed using:
# cd /usr/ports/ports-mgmt/portoptscli/ && make install clean
# pkg install portoptscli

Of course new ideas, feedback, and suggestions are always welcome.


Best regards,