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Doug Barton dougb at
Tue Apr 19 18:32:05 UTC 2011

On 4/18/2011 6:22 PM, Philip M. Gollucci wrote:
> On 4/18/2011 7:26 PM, Doug Barton wrote:
>> On 04/18/2011 16:13, Rene Ladan wrote:
>>> In general, can people who tag ports as expired make sure that their
>>> changes do not break INDEX ?
>> That's a useful first step, but it doesn't absolve the person who
>> actually deletes the port from responsibility since things can change
>> (sometimes dramatically) in the period between marking a port and
>> deleting it.
>> For simple changes a grep of the ports tree to find all (even optional)
>> dependencies is fairly painless. For larger scale work like you did
>> today, 'cd /usr/ports&&  make index' takes 10-15 minutes, and can save
>> you time in the long run.
> I agree with dougb@; however, modern computers can do this in a merge
> 4-7 minutes not 10-15.

I would consider all of the systems I'm working on to be fairly modern, 
and 10 minutes is the minimum for me. If others can get it done faster, 
so much the better. :)



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