i keep *trying* to move from portupgrade to portmaster

Sandra Kachelmann s.kachelmann at googlemail.com
Fri Aug 6 14:09:14 UTC 2010

On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 3:59 PM, Sandra Kachelmann
<s.kachelmann at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 3:45 PM, Adam Vande More <amvandemore at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 8:38 AM, Freddie Cash <fjwcash at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> If you absolutely do not want to see the OPTIONS screens, no matter
>>> what, then add -G (see man page for details).
>> No, that's not what -G does.  -G makes portmaster handle the options screen
>> similar to portupgrade eg waiting to ask you until it runs into it.
>> Setting BATCH=yes in make.conf does work, maybe BATCH?=yes breaks it, my
>> make.conf fu is only sightly better than it documentation which isn't much.
>> --
>> Adam Vande More
> OK, that does work:
> Setting BATCH=yes in /etc/make.conf and running:
> $ portmaster --no-confirm -G /usr/ports/x11/xorg
> But is there really no way to specify it as argument of portmaster?
> Sandra

Think I found it:

portmaster --no-confirm -G -m 'BATCH=yes' /usr/ports/x11/xorg

This seems to do what I want. Still --batch would be nice - guess I'll
create a shell alias.

Sorry for all the lame questions - it seems that I want something
really special nobody else is interested in.


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