ports: make config-recursive doesn't really
mueller23 at insightbb.com
Mon Jun 11 08:13:13 UTC 2012
from Gary Aitken <freebsd at dreamchaser.org>:
I'm trying to build a script to rebuild and reinstall everything I have installed from ports. I don't want to have to keep checking on it and filling out the
+appropriate check boxes for options. I naively assumed:
for port in $ports
would allow me to set up all the dependencies before continuing with the install.
It appears, however, that it doesn't really recurse properly. I say "appears" only because this is my first time trying this and despite doing the above
+setting of options, I am confronted with additional options screens as the build progresses.
Is there a way to get around this?
This has happened to me too, all too many times.
One way to avoid this problem is to run
repeatedly until you get no more dialog screens.
Or you can try portmaster as Subhro Sankha Kar suggests; I am only getting started with portmaster, successfully portmastered cdrtools.
I have a lot of ports now to upgrade (master?) I like to keep a log such as by
(command) | & tee /path/to/log-file, or anything else that works equally well.
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