portupgrade-20040208 -- portsdb ignores IGNORE_CATEGORIES and EXTRA_CATEGORIES

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Feb 17 14:18:46 PST 2004

On Tue, Feb 17, 2004 at 06:25:57PM +0200, Conrad Burger wrote:
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> Hi 
> I have a FreeBSD 4.9 system using portupgrade-20030723 and portsdb adhere to the
> IGNORE_CATEGORIES and EXTRA_CATEGORIES I specify in the pkgtools.conf file.
> Installed another FreeBSD 4.9 system with portupgrade-20040208, but
> portupgrade-20040208
> just ignores the IGNORE_CATEGORIES and EXTRA_CATEGORIES setting. It builds a
> INDEX/INDEX.db of the entire 
> ports collection!  
> Is this a new feature or possibly a bug? 

I suppose this feature was lost when portsb -U was fixed to not
generate broken INDEXes by using the system 'make index'
implementation, which does not use these variables.

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