Ports foot-shooting revealed! (learning the hard way ...)

Tillman Hodgson tillman at seekingfire.com
Mon Jan 31 15:27:48 PST 2005

On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 12:11:26AM +0100, Antoine Brodin wrote:
> This is not a bug, there's this advice in the freebsd handbook shipped
> with freebsd 4.8:
>   I really do not want to spend all day staring at the monitor.  Any
>   better ideas?
>   OK, do this before you go to bed/work/the local park:
>   # cd /usr/ports
>   # make -DBATCH install
>   This will install every port that does not require user input.

I strongly suspect that this won't work, conflicting ports will prevent
it from completing. A simple example is the myriad varieties of apache.


CP/M-86 *screams* on a PII/400.
    -- Dave Brown, a.s.r.
I would think so. The whole floppy image will fit in the L-II cache.
    -- Mark Atwood, in reply

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