pkgng suggestion: renaming /usr/sbin/pkg to /usr/sbin/pkg-bootstrap

Bryan Drewery bryan at
Fri Aug 24 15:50:14 UTC 2012

On 8/24/2012 9:31 AM, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 02:23:47PM +0200, Alex Dupre wrote:
>> Baptiste Daroussin ha scritto:
>>> On of the thing I forgot and kan@ has added is a prompt for the user in case it
>>> is going to bootstrap.
>> So, removing the prompt will make everybody happy? :-)
>> What about a prompt with timeout? "This is the first time pkg is run,
>> I'll start bootstrapping in 10 seconds. Press CTRL-C now to abort"
> Imho the best is to prompt only if not on a tty, otherwise fail, except if a
> environment variable is set.
> regards,
> Bapt

Maybe an ENV variable to auto confirm the prompt too? I'm thinking about
scripts using pkg to bootstrap an entire system install. Maybe I'm on a
TTY and just want it to confirm auto anyway.


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