pkg install issue

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Tue Nov 3 17:54:31 UTC 2015

On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 11:33 AM, Matthew Seaman <matthew at> wrote:

> On 2015/11/03 17:02, Adam Vande More wrote:
> > pkg install for some reason suppresses some output when -y is passed to
> it.
> All the stuff along the lines of 'This is what I am about to do.  Shall
> I proceed?' you mean?  You don't get that if you've already told pkg(8)
> the answer to the question.

Yes, my point was that doesn't make any sense to suppress solver output
regardless of the presence of an answer.  It's important either way.  I
also wouldn't expect "-y" == --terse.

Also the output which is suppressed actually occurs before the question is
asked on the screen at least.


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