Ports with GUI configs
stevefranks at ieee.org
Mon Nov 12 18:29:22 PST 2007
Not to mention, as a novice, I've discovered that for 20-60% of all
ports, messing with the defaults makes the port fail to build....
On Nov 12, 2007 8:26 AM, Ashley Moran <work at ashleymoran.me.uk> wrote:
> I was just wondering, what is the motivation behind the GUI
> configuration for some ports? Simply put, they drive me up the
> wall. I've lost count of the number of times I've come back to a big
> install to find it hanging on a config screen. Possibly I'm missing
> The apache22 port is the latest one to join this crowd, although
> there is an option to skip the GUI. I'm much happier using
> WITH_PROXY_MODULES or whatever, and managing everything in
> What is the best way to pre-configure GUI-configured ports? For
> example, if I want to script an installation of several ports.
> I've seen this: <http://www.freshports.org/misc/dotfile/>, is it what
> I'm after?
> Thanks for any advice
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