Building Ports: Is there a "make" equivalent for --batch ?

Ronald F. Guilmette rfg at
Mon Oct 8 00:01:41 UTC 2012

In message <20121008012414.34fd6a65.freebsd at>, 
Polytropon <freebsd at> wrote:

>> >	# make config-recursive
>This target (and several other useful ones) are listed
>and explained in the manpage: "man 7 ports". :-)

Hey!  Thanks again.  I didn't know about that man page either!

P.S.  I'm actually doing an upgrade on the OS today (on one of my machines)
also.  I find that I have to re-read all the instructions for doing that
each time, because I do it so infrequently that I forget the steps.

The good news is that in the FreeBSD OS upgrade instructions, I found this:

    ... Note that setting the BATCH environment variable to yes will answer
    yes to any prompts during this process, removing the need for manual
    intervention during the build process.

(This was said with respect to upgrading ports via portupgrade.)

So I guess that answers my original question!

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