eikemeier at fillmore-labs.com
Tue Jan 27 15:27:31 PST 2004
Kris Kennaway wrote:
> 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,
> X11BASE, etc.
Not really. portsdb -U calls portsdb.update, which is defined in
/usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.6/portsdb.rb under 'def update'
But I guess knu is the expert here...
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