Automatically generate symlinks for virtual categories.

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at
Fri Jun 5 13:38:41 UTC 2009

On Fri, 5 Jun 2009 15:56:01 +0300
Vitaly Magerya <vmagerya at> wrote:

> And here [1] is a new version that does the same thing,
> but uses INDEX file instead of traversing the ports tree.
> It's quite faster this way (assuming your INDEX is up to date,
> maybe it's better to allow both algorithms?).
> Disclaimer: I did not test it properly.
> The thing that looks strange to me is that the original script
> appends main category to the name of port when symlinking.
> I copied that behavior for safety, but are there really
> naming conflicts in the ports tree?

Would this patches work with various base or pors pkg* tools?

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