install all ports in one category via PORTMASTER(8)

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Thu Sep 17 14:54:06 UTC 2015

On Thu, Sep 17, 2015 at 9:37 AM, Xavier Freebsd Questio via
freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions at> wrote:

> Hi ,
> Is there any way to install all ports of one category ( /games/* for
> example ) via PORTMASTER(8) in one single line command ?

It's doubtful that any ports tools supports although a one liner could be
written which would attempt this.

However that's a bad idea, many ports exclude installing other ports.
Those scenarios generally involved ports in the same category.


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