portupgrade after cvsup always rebuilds /usr/ports/INDEX
alec at thened.net
Tue Nov 16 07:38:09 PST 2004
begin quotation of Mark Evenson on 2004-11-16 10:34:58 -0500:
> After running a cvsup of /usr/ports, portupgrade now always rebuilds the
> /usr/ports/INDEX file which takes a *long* time. I really don't remember
> ever seeing this behavior before the last week or so. Does anyone know how
> to prevent this behavior?
> As I understand it, if the cvsup process also downloads the
> /usr/ports/INDEX file along with the rest of the collection, its update
> should not be necessary. Did the cvsup server "network" stop distributing
> an up-to-date INDEX recently?
Yes. This has been discussed at length recently on this list. 'make
fetchindex' has been updated; you might want to take a look at using that.
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