this time it's vim/distfiles
dougb at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jul 29 19:07:15 UTC 2009
Scott Bennett wrote:
> When portmaster tries to rebuild vim-lite, it tries to verify the
> checksums of 239 (?) patches.
To be a little more accurate, the ports infrastructure is doing the
verification. Portmaster just calls 'make checksum'.
> I looked in distfiles and found that the line in question apparently
> had an extraneous character that displays in less and vi as a percent sign.
The information stored in /var/db/ports/*/distfiles is only used to
make sure all of the distfiles associated with a port are deleted if
the user chooses that option. The checksum information is stored, but
is not used at this time. See also
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