The FreeBSD ports tree is wonderful for installing software but sometimes it can be a real pain. Recently I was trying to install Emby in FreeBSD because why not? The instructions were easy enough except for when I ran
make install clean
I was constantly barraged with choices for things. I want to assume the default on all of these and not be barraged with questions.
Thanks to stack exchange I learned it’s relatively easy to bypass all these questions. Simply add:
to the end of your make install clean statement to assume the defaults to all the questions for the package. The Emby guide is pretty comprehensive, but I would add this command at the bottom:
make install clean BATCH=yes