interactive ports - the plague
wxs at FreeBSD.org
Mon Mar 3 18:59:49 UTC 2008
On Mon, Mar 03, 2008 at 06:36:57PM +0000, RW wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Mar 2008 12:27:50 -0500
> Wesley Shields <wxs at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 03, 2008 at 05:04:57PM +0000, RW wrote:
> > > IIRC these ports refuse to fetch the distfiles, and ask you to
> > > fetch them manually from the websites, where you have to agree to
> > > the terms, they aren't actually interactive.
> > While true there are at least two ports which are interactive beyond
> > OPTIONS and license things.
> > I know mail/postfix asks if it should activate itself in
> > /etc/mail/mailer.conf.
> > security/tripwire asks some setup questions during the post-install.
> > I don't recall how BATCH affects these two ports, if at all.
> tripwire is marked as interactive, so it wont build. I'm not sure about
> postfix. does it prompt on upgrades too?
Yes. Have a look at pkg-install.
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