Missing INDEX file in Ports
kstewart at owt.com
Thu Jan 27 23:33:50 PST 2005
On Thursday 27 January 2005 11:30 pm, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> > [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Kent
> > Stewart Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2005 11:19 PM
> > To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> > Cc: Ted Mittelstaedt
> > Subject: Re: Missing INDEX file in Ports
> > On Thursday 27 January 2005 11:00 pm, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> > > Hi All,
> > >
> > > Has anyone seen this before, I just installed 4.11 and in
> > > /usr/ports typed make search key="ghostscript" and the machine
> > > went away for a couple hours to generate an INDEX file. (this is
> > > a P75, unfortunately)
> > >
> > > Has anyone else noticed the INDEX file is missing in the
> > > 4.11-RELEASE ports directory?
> > If you cvsup ports-all, INDEX[-56] is deleted. You want to
> > cd /usr/ports
> > make fetchindex
> > The fetch of a compressed file is much faster than generating it
> > :).
> Even faster would have been for it to be on the same CDROM that the
> rest of the ports directories were copied from.
You would have to go to the cvsweb.cgi attic to find out how many months
it has been removed from ports.
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