portupgrade ideas page

Sergey Matveychuk sem at FreeBSD.org
Thu Jun 8 14:38:01 UTC 2006

Mark Hobden wrote:
>> On Wed, 07 Jun 2006 03:33:25 -0500, Mark Hobden <markhobden at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > My request would be for portupgrade to include an option that runs
>> > through every port it wants to upgrade first and runs 'make config',
>> > so it does not get stuck half way through an unattended upgrade
>> > waiting for options.
>> This "portupgrade -m 'config-recursive'" doesn't work? I never use
>> this -m
>> option, so I have no idea if it will working with config(-recursive).
> I believe the command just appends config-recursive to the make command:
> make config-recursive PORT_UPGRADE=yes -DFORCE_PKG_REGISTER reinstall
> So if I run:
> portupgrade -m 'config-recursive' -a
> I believe I could still get stuck on a config screen after it has
> spent some time upgrading the first few ports.

Yes, you're right. -m will not work here.


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