batching port builds

Michael P. Soulier msoulier at
Fri Jun 30 16:10:54 UTC 2006

Apologies if this is in a FAQ, I didn't see it.

How does one tell the ports system to not query interactively for input, and
just take default build options, or a predefined set of options? Running a
portupgrade -a and finding the night wasted while the box sat waiting for
input is no fun at all.


Michael P. Soulier <msoulier at>
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It
takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite
direction." --Albert Einstein
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