FreeBSD Security Survey

Vivek Khera vivek at
Tue May 23 08:00:15 PDT 2006

On May 22, 2006, at 6:45 AM, Steven Hartland wrote:

> On good example of portupgrade "going off on one" is a simple
> upgrade of mtr we dont install any X on our machines so mtr-nox11
> is installed. Whenever I've tried portupgrade in the past its
> always trolled of and started downloading and build the behemoth
> that is X, CTRL+C hence always ensues and I forget about upgrading
> until I really HAVE to.

Well, then you've misconfigured your portupgrade.  It never does so  
for me because I have WITHOUT_X11 and WITHOUT_GUI set in /etc/ 
make.conf  (why two knobs, I don't know, but many ports use  
WITHOUT_GUI instead of WITHOUT_X11).

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