INDEX generation on a part of /usr/ports
lambert at lambertfam.org
Fri Apr 16 09:35:02 PDT 2004
On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 01:39:40AM -0700, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 12:36:53PM +0400, Alex Kapranoff wrote:
> > Good day to all!
> > I used to have only part of Ports collection on my servers (unneeded
> > directories excluded via cvsup refuse-files) and about a week ago
> > INDEX generation started to fail like this:
> > Updating the ports index ... Generating INDEX.tmp - please wait..===> russian/xmms failed:
> > "Makefile", line 21: Could not find /usr/ports/russian/xmms/../../multimedia/xmms/Makefile
> > make: fatal errors encountered -- cannot continue
> > *** Error code 1
> > 1 error
> > As far as I understand we no longer support incomplete ports
> > hierarchy, am I right?
> We never have.
Alex, are you saying that "make index" did not run to completion, even
with many error messages?
I cvsup ports daily and use the portupgrade tools such as portversion,
so I like to have an up to date INDEX. I have always gotten several
error messages such as the one you posted. But it does build the INDEX.
Scott Lambert KC5MLE Unix SysAdmin
lambert at lambertfam.org http://www.lambertfam.org/~lambert/resume.html
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