fetch-recursive broken? Is this a ports issue or just a problem with the PostgreSQL port?

Jeremy Chadwick koitsu at FreeBSD.org
Wed Dec 27 08:25:57 PST 2006

On Wed, Dec 27, 2006 at 10:24:19AM -0500, Bill Moran wrote:
> In response to Shaun Amott <shaun at FreeBSD.org>:
> > On Tue, Dec 26, 2006 at 05:39:50PM -0500, Bill Moran wrote:
> > > 
> > > Why should the fetch-recursive target care what's installed?  Hell, I just
> > > want the distfile on the server so I can install it on other machines.
> > 
> > I agree. Perhaps we should automatically set NO_IGNORE and TRYBROKEN for
> > the fetch-recursive target.
> I'm getting lost in all the Makefiles trying to cobble together a patch
> to submit.  Anyone familiar enough with the ports tree to do so, or at
> least point me in the correct direction?


This will probably require the expertise of someone who's familiar
with the Mk/bsd.port.mk framework.  I can confirm what you're
reporting, though (and have also wondered about it myself...)

Also, does "make fetch" work (vs. "make fetch-recursive") ?

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