Re: problem with git-pull

From: Jan Beich <>
Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2023 22:10:58 UTC
Martin Neubauer <> writes:

> On Wed, 13 Sep 2023, Matthias Apitz wrote:
>> El día miércoles, septiembre 13, 2023 a las 12:55:20 +0200, Kurt Jaeger escribió:
>>> Hi!
>>>> In short: Is there no way with git to pull only one special port
>>>> for a recompilation?
>>> For things like that I always have a git ports tree besides the
>>> poudriere ports tree. If I need one little recompile, I
>>> update the non-poudriere tree, take the one change from that tree
>>> that I need, put it into the poudriere and re-run poudriere...
>>> There might be easier ways to achieve the same, but this works.
>> I updated, first, the ports tree below /usr/ports while poudriere
>> was using /usr/local/poudriere/ports/ports20230806 (as defined when
>> creating the port within poudriere). I was faulty thinking that both
>> are physically the same place and /usr/local/poudriere/ports/ports20230806
>> only a mount point of /usr/ports.
>> The fist 'git pull' did nothimng within poudriere, the other recompiled
>> some ports which I did not wanted. I should have done a temp.
>> copy of /usr/ports/security/wpa_supplicant to
>> /usr/local/poudriere/ports/ports20230806/security/wpa_supplicant
> You might want to have a look at the -C switch (and maybe -S) to
> poudriere as well. It's not without pitfalls, but might be a viable
> option for the particular situation you described.

-S switch is kinda broken per
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