portupgrade and dialog boxes.

Jonathan Chen jonc at chen.org.nz
Mon Jan 23 00:41:27 PST 2006

On Sun, Jan 22, 2006 at 10:57:21PM -0800, Luke Bakken wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm in the process of doing a mega-portupgrade and I've noticed that
> certain ports use the dialog command to collect options from the user.
> I've searched for a way to ensure that these dialogs won't show up and
> the closest I've come to an answer is the 'make rmconfig' command in
> the port Makefile, which doesn't help me when using the portupgrade
> command.
> Is there any way to tell portupgrade to not show these dialog boxes
> and to use the default options for a port?

The standard way is to use "BATCH=yes" as part of the make flags.
Jonathan Chen <jonc at chen.org.nz>
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