Downloading a successful INDEX build rtp via freefall?

Kent Stewart kstewart at
Mon Oct 27 14:08:51 PST 2003

On Monday 27 October 2003 01:48 pm, Sean Chittenden wrote:
> > The build scripts don't do anything with the INDEX.  That's all done
> > by hand during and after the build.  However, it might not be a bad
> > idea to copy of the full INDEX once it's complete for purposes of
> > commitment.  Or, perhaps Kris could modify his RTP build to do the
> > same.
> Ah, alright.
> > Hosting an INDEX file on freefall might be a bad idea given its size
> > and lack of disk space on freefall.
> It compresses down to 472K, atm: nothing I'd loose sleep over hosting
> given its small audience of users.  I'll sit on this for a day or two
> to wait for a few more responses before automating this.  -sc

I think the most common problem people have with portupgrade is caused by 
their INDEX files not being up todate. They think cvsup does it all because 
that is all that is mentioned in the Handbook.


Kent Stewart
Richland, WA

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