kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Jan 27 13:39:33 PST 2004
On Tue, Jan 27, 2004 at 12:02:17PM -0800, Kent Stewart wrote:
> > I always do a "make index" in the /usr/ports directory. Have I been
> > doing it wrong?
> No, I also use make index because historically there were significantly
> fewer error messages. I think someone almost got hysterical from
> surprise a short time ago when portsdb -U completed with out a single
> My attitude is that if Kris' script ran portsdb -U, then I would use it
> everytime I cvsup ports-all instead of using make index.
AFAIK portsdb -U just calls 'make index' internally. The difference
would then presumably be caused by the make environment: my index
build tests simulate a clean environment by defining LOCALBASE,
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