always-interactive ports

Andrew D andrewd at
Mon Nov 24 04:24:24 PST 2008

Andriy Gapon wrote:
> I wonder if we have any flag for always-interactive ports i.e. ports
> that prompt user for something regardless of all batch/interactivity
> options. One example is java/jdk* ports that prompt user for license
> acceptance.

You will probably find this is for legal reasons.

> If we don't have such a flag, maybe we should add one.
> One use, for instance, is to skip such ports for portupgrade --batch.

Doing this could make fBSD liable which we certainly don't want.

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