FAILED: cd /usr/ports && make index versus WRKDIRPREFIX

Garance A Drosihn drosih at
Wed Apr 14 13:06:42 PDT 2004

At 4:23 PM +0200 4/14/04, Mathieu Arnold wrote:
>+-le 12/04/2004 15:46 +0200, dpam at a dit :
>| Hello,
>| I got the following error when making a INDEX file of
>| the port collection.
>| WRKDIRPREFIX=                   /usr/obj
>I'v had the worst difficulties when putting WRKDIRPREFIX in
>/usr/obj, I usually put it in /usr/pobj. I'd tring this.

I missed the beginning of this thread, but I do know that some
of the make-targets in /usr/ports will not work right if the
directory /usr/obj/usr/ports exists.  I filed a PR on it a long
time ago, and only recently realized that the earlier PR was
never really fixed.  (The person closed it thinking they had
committed my patch, but the patch was never really committed).

I recently filed a second PR on it.  I don't think that had
anything to do with making the INDEX files, but maybe a
similar fix is necessary somewhere.

Garance Alistair Drosehn            =   gad at
Senior Systems Programmer           or  gad at
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute    or  drosih at

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