keep-alive option for sudo in portmaster

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Fri Aug 6 21:52:40 UTC 2010


On 08/06/2010 07:27, Anonymous wrote:
> 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
> 
> would be enough to update time stamp. They're per tty by default, anyway.

While I can sympathize with your situation, I think you'd be better off
in this case running your portmaster commands in an actual root shell.


Doug

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