always-interactive ports

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at
Mon Nov 24 06:05:06 PST 2008

On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 01:55:55PM +0200, 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.
> 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.

>From /usr/ports/Mk/ :

  #               - Set this if your port needs to interact with the user
  #                 during any step in a package build.  User can then decide
  #                 to skip this port by setting ${BATCH}, or compiling only
  #                 the interactive ports by setting ${INTERACTIVE}.
  #                 Default: not set.

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Erik Trulsson
ertr1013 at

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