Convert all packages to ports

Mike Clarke jmc-freebsd2 at
Fri Jul 2 09:04:34 UTC 2010

On Friday 02 July 2010, Chris Stankevitz wrote:

> --- On Thu, 7/1/10, Chris Stankevitz <chrisstankevitz at> 
> > Q: Is there a simple way to replace each "package" with the
> > locally compiled "port"?
> portmaster -f -a
> > Ideally the procedure will not ask me any questions
> Be prepared to answer hundreds of "options" questions.  To take the
> default option you must press "TAB, ENTER" to each query.  Have fun!

Would "portmaster -Gfa" help ?

From the man page:

-G  prevents the recursive 'make config' (overrides --force-config)

Mike Clarke

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