HEADSUP: INDEX[-5] files were removed from CVS.
michaelnottebrock at gmx.net
Sat Nov 13 18:44:12 GMT 2004
Alexandr Kovalenko wrote:
> Hello, Kirill Ponomarew!
> On Sat, Nov 13, 2004 at 11:19:25AM +0100, you wrote:
>>Since CVS version of INDEX was always out-dated, portmgr decided to
>>remove it from CVS tree. You will still be able to build your own
>>INDEX or use 'fetchindex' target in /usr/ports/.
> 1. please, back it out - non up-to-date INDEX never been a problem
Yes, it has been a problem, since it breaks search functions and practically
all other applications of INDEX.
> 2. it takes forever to portupgrade to recreate INDEX[-5] after cvsup
> removed it. I do not have a lot of free time.
It's unfortunate that the INDEXFILE defaults haven't been changed with the
removal (it's also unfortunate that portsdb -U breaks if INDEXFILE is
overriden in make.conf, but that's a portupgrade bug). It might take a while
until the necessary additional changes have been reviewed - perhaps using
sysutils/portsnap to update your portstree will do as a workaround for the
time being (you get matching indices for each ports update).
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