What does: "is an interactive port" mean?

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Fri Apr 16 16:14:42 PDT 2004

On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 05:25:54PM -0400, Gerard Seibert wrote:
> I was just trying to install Star Office 7.0 and I received the following
> error message:
> ** 'editors/staroffice70' is marked as IGNORE:
>         "is an interactive port"
> I have run cvsup and portsdb -Uu prior to this. Can anyone enlighten me?

An interactive port is one that asks questions and waits for user
input when building or installing.

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