Re: ports/UPDATING missing, also Makefiles?

From: Yuri <>
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2022 17:50:31 UTC
Robert Huff wrote:
> Hello:
> 	On a system running:
> 14.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 14.0-CURRENT #0 main-d6327ae8c1: Sun Jan 24 14:16:54 EST 2021 amd64
> 	I update the ports tree every midnight.
> 	For the last few days, "make index" failed to complete.  On
> investigating, I find not only are _many_ individual port Makefiles
> missing but I no longer have a ports/UPDATING.
> 	What's up?

The answer here would depend on *how* you are updating the ports tree;
e.g. with git, at least UPDATING *is* there :-)

If using git and files somehow gone MIA, try resetting the tree with
`git reset --hard`.  If that does not help, probably file system check
is in order?