portupgrade dialogs...

Stijn Hoop stijn at win.tue.nl
Tue Jan 4 03:51:08 PST 2005

On Tue, Jan 04, 2005 at 12:24:43PM +0100, Christian Tischler wrote:
> Hi,
> when I run portupgrade to get my server up to date (CVS of 
> 4.9-Release),  everything works fine and smooth, until any of the ports 
> pops up an dialog and asks me what I want to compile in (e.g. cups 
> asking me about what drivers I want to install and so on).
> Now my question: Is there a way to work arround this? As my server does 
> not have a very decent CPU updating takes quite some time, and I do not 
> sit in front of my terminal all the time :-) and due to the dialogs 
> waiting for my input the update is running for three days by now...
> So any suggestions?



to /etc/make.conf, or to MAKE_ARGS in /usr/local/etc/pkgtools.conf.

Note that you will get defaults for options in ports unless also specified
in those same places.



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		-- Steve Warwick, from a posting at questions at freebsd.org
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