keep-alive option for sudo in portmaster

Ashish SHUKLA ashish at
Fri Aug 6 14:46:35 UTC 2010

Anonymous  writes:
> While updating ports some take a long time to compile and when it
> finally comes time to install I need to type password again.
> Is there an option to prevent that? Smth like running

>   $ sudo true

How about using `timestamp_timeout` option in sudoers(5) ? OR maybe using
NOPASSWD in sudoers for that specific command ?

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