ports/141188: sysutils/freebsd-snapshot does not report all errors

Graham Todd gtodd at bellanet.org
Sun Dec 13 14:40:04 UTC 2009

The following reply was made to PR ports/141188; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Graham Todd <gtodd at bellanet.org>
To: "Ralf S. Engelschall" <rse at FreeBSD.org>, bug-followup at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: ports/141188: sysutils/freebsd-snapshot does not report all errors
Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2009 09:35:27 -0500

 Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
 >> Edwin Groothuis wrote:
 >>> Maintainer of sysutils/freebsd-snapshot,
 >>> Please note that PR ports/141188 has just been submitted.
 >>> If it contains a patch for an upgrade, an enhancement or a bug fix
 >>> you agree on, reply to this email stating that you approve the patch
 >>> and a committer will take care of it.
 >>> The full text of the PR can be found at:
 >>>     http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=ports/141188
 > Attention: the patch has a bug in its last chunk: it checks for $? after
 > the "time_end=`date '+%s'`" command and this way does not check the
 > possible failure of "snapshot make -g$when $fs:$time_tag.0" but of the
 > "date" command.
 > I've fixed this bug and have taken over the other changes into the
 > latest version of my snapshot utilities. Find the new version on
 > http://people.freebsd.org/~rse/dist/
 Thanks! With the latest patch to the port everything has been fixed upstream.

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