always-interactive ports

Julian Stacey jhs at
Mon Nov 24 06:09:51 PST 2008

Andrew D wrote:
> 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.

FUD, IMO :-)

Err to save anyone asking: Fear Uncertainty & Doubt In My Opinion.

Julian Stacey: BSDUnixLinux C Prog Admin SysEng Consult Munich
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