Lost portupgrade functionality building INDEX

Jim Trigg jtrigg at spamcop.net
Tue Apr 20 18:26:44 PDT 2004

On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 03:25:17PM -0700, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 05:09:02PM -0400, Jim Trigg wrote:
> > While I understand the reasoning behind making portsdb -U use "make
> > index" behind the scenes, it kills a bit of functionality.  portsdb -U
> > no longer honors pkgtools.conf, so options set there will not be
> > reflected in the dependencies shown in INDEX.  If I knew ruby, I'd try
> > to write a new portsdb -U function, but I don't.  Is there any way we
> > can get this functionality back while maintaining compatibility with
> > make index in other ways?
> Set your config options in make.conf instead of pkgtools.conf.

That's what I'm doing for the time being, but it loses the port-by-port
granularity.  I can't, for instance, build one port with MySQL support,
another with PostgreSQL support, and another which could support either
with neither.

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