cvs commit: ports/x11-wm/fvwm2-devel Makefile pkg-plist
lofi at freebsd.org
Thu Sep 15 11:07:42 PDT 2005
On Thursday, 15. September 2005 19:16, 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...
This is getting a bit offtopic, but yeah - ideally the port would patch out
the interactive bits of ecartis' install target and handle creation and
removal of the uid/gid itself.
If you think you can make a patch for the port that does that, don't hesitate
to submit a PR.
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