INDEX generation on a part of /usr/ports

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Apr 16 16:17:12 PDT 2004

On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 12:34:50PM -0400, Scott Lambert wrote:

> > We never have.
> Alex, are you saying that "make index" did not run to completion, even
> with many error messages?
> I cvsup ports daily and use the portupgrade tools such as portversion,
> so I like to have an up to date INDEX.  I have always gotten several
> error messages such as the one you posted.  But it does build the INDEX.

This was probably part of my recent change to make index build
failures more robust.  Previously it would continue in the face of
some errors and then spew thousands of lines of garbage.  Needless to
say, this made it very painful to debug the cause of index failures.

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