cvs commit: ports/x11-wm/fvwm2-devel Makefile pkg-plist ports/x11-wm/fvwm2-devel/files patch-configure

Jim Trigg jtrigg at
Thu Sep 15 10:30:07 PDT 2005

On Thu, September 15, 2005 1:16 pm, Jim Trigg wrote:
> On Thu, September 15, 2005 12:17 pm, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
>> Well, it doesn't really do much more than that. Some ports want user
>> interaction and instead try some default action if BATCH is set. There's
>> also the variant where a port could insist on user interaction by
>> setting
>> IS_INTERACTIVE, then defining BATCH would skip this port altogether. The
>> first variety is pretty rare and I cannot remember any port of the
>> second
>> right now.
> One example of the second is mail/ecartis, which asks whether to create a
> user and a group.  I think that it would be better if IS_INTERACTIVE were
> only set on initial install (or if the user and group did not already
> exist), but I'm not the maintainer...

Having searched the ports collection, there are a total of 97 ports which


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