FreeBSD ports: 1 unfetchable distfiles: sysutils/clean_

Oliver Eikemeier eikemeier at
Fri Nov 7 18:06:43 PST 2003

Hi Chuck,

> On Nov 7, 2003, at 1:00 PM, Bill "distfiles" Fenner wrote:
>> Dear chuck at,
>>     You are listed as the FreeBSD port maintainer for 1 port
>> whose distfiles [or main web pages] are not fetchable from their
>> MASTER_SITES.  Could you please visit
>> and correct the problems listed there?  The individual port with
>> a problem is sysutils/clean_.
> Hi, all--
> To recap: the port as submitted works fine, but the name 'clean' broke 
> the generation of the ports INDEX.  I believe the port was renamed in 
> CVS via a repocopy to 'clean_', while Oliver Eikemeier kindly looked 
> into and produced a patch to which seemed to resolve 
> the bug with generating INDEX.
> What I should do next to address Bill Fenner's scripted email...?  :-)

You have three possibilities, listed in order of (my personal) preference:

1.) You could revive sysutils/clean, it should work now (PR 57438 is committed)

2.) You could name your port clean instead of clean_

3.) You could use clean instead of ${PORTNAME} for MASTER_SITE_SUBDIR

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