INDEX patch

Oliver Eikemeier eikemeier at
Wed Jun 2 06:40:10 PDT 2004

Kris Kennaway wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 02:47:07PM +0200, Oliver Eikemeier wrote:
>>Kris Kennaway wrote:
>>>A previous commit to broke the reporting of missing
>>>dependencies from 'make index'.  This patch restores it (and makes
>>>these errors fatal).  I plan to commit it soon.
>>May I suggest the following patch:
>>- check for existence of perl (cf. my RFC on ports-developers)
>>- enables the use of `env PATH= /usr/bin/make describe' (nice for testing)
> Nice idea, but running this test 11000 times is suboptimal :-)

Because test is a sh-builtin, and the file system should cache this information
I don't expect to see any difference. Especially since spawning perl 11000 times
is more than suboptimal ;) You didn't mean this serious, did you?

> Also, it recommends the wrong perl port.

Just replace it with "lang/${PERL_PORT}".


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