How to run massive portmaster update without repeated interruptions?
david at catwhisker.org
Sat Oct 27 02:29:15 UTC 2012
On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 10:21:51PM -0400, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> When updating many ports with portmaster, I get frequent interruptions with a prompt such as
> ===>>> Delete gstreamer-0.10.35.tar.bz2? y/n [n]
> How do I avoid this inefficiency? I don't see any way to say "yes, and please don't ask again!"
-D no cleaning of distfiles
-d always clean distfiles
In the case in question, I suggest "-D", as portmaster may offer to
delete distfiles for similar, but different, ports. You can always
delete unwanted distfiles separately.
There may be other ways, as well.
David H. Wolfskill david at catwhisker.org
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