ports/68299: [patch] make ports/Makefile more verbose about 'make index'

Mark Linimon linimon at lonesome.com
Fri Jun 25 01:50:35 UTC 2004


>Number:         68299
>Category:       ports
>Synopsis:       [patch] make ports/Makefile more verbose about 'make index'
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-ports-bugs
>State:          open
>Quarter:        
>Keywords:       
>Date-Required:
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Fri Jun 25 01:50:20 GMT 2004
>Closed-Date:
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     Mark Linimon
>Release:        FreeBSD 4.9-PRERELEASE i386
>Organization:
Lonesome Dove Computing Services
>Environment:
System: FreeBSD lonesome.lonesome.com 4.9-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 4.9-PRERELEASE #3: Thu Jan 22 20:41:05 CST 2004 root at lonesome.lonesome.com:/usr/src/sys/compile/MULTIMEDIA i386
>Description:
	This patch makes the 'make index' failure mode even more
	self-explanatory.
>How-To-Repeat:
	Read freebsd-ports.  Despair.
>Fix:

Index: Makefile
===================================================================
RCS file: /home/FreeBSD/pcvs/ports/Makefile,v
retrieving revision 1.85
diff -u -r1.85 Makefile
--- Makefile	11 Jun 2004 23:52:44 -0000	1.85
+++ Makefile	25 Jun 2004 01:36:26 -0000
@@ -99,11 +99,17 @@
 			echo "********************************************************************"; \
 			echo "Before reporting this error, verify that you are running a supported"; \
 			echo "version of FreeBSD (see http://www.FreeBSD.org/ports/) and that you"; \
-			echo "have a complete and up-to-date ports collection (INDEX builds are"; \
-			echo "not supported with partial or out-of-date ports collections).  If"; \
-			echo "so, then report the failure to ports at FreeBSD.org together with"; \
-			echo "relevant details of your ports configuration (including FreeBSD"; \
-			echo "version, environment and /etc/make.conf settings)."; \
+			echo "have a complete and up-to-date ports collection.  (INDEX builds are"; \
+			echo "not supported with partial or out-of-date ports collections -- in"; \
+			echo "particular, if you are using cvsup, you must cvsup the \"ports-all\""; \
+			echo "collection, and have no \"refuse\" files.)  If that is the case, then"; \
+			echo "report the failure to ports at FreeBSD.org together with relevant"; \
+			echo "details of your ports configuration (including FreeBSD version,"; \
+			echo "your architecture, your environment, and your /etc/make.conf"; \
+			echo "settings, especially compiler flags and WITH/WITHOUT settings)."; \
+			echo; \
+			echo "Note: the latest pre-generated version of INDEX may be fetched"; \
+			echo "automatically with \"make fetchindex\"."; \
 			echo "********************************************************************"; \
 			echo; \
 		fi; \
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