WRKDIRPREFIX and make search

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Fri Jun 11 00:43:35 GMT 2004

On Thu, Jun 10, 2004 at 05:59:14PM +0200, Jeremie Le Hen wrote:
> Hi,
> when I shared my ports tree using NFS among all my FreeBSD boxes (and   
> thus set WRKDIRPREFIX in make.conf(5) to avoid conflicts while   
> upgrading) I noticed that "make search" didn't work any longer (it
> doesn't find anything).
> I started to debug Mk/bsd.port.subdir.mk and I discovered that the
> working directory seems to be $WRKDIRPREFIX/$PORTSDIR and thus
> $here variable contains $WRKDIRPREFIX/$PORTSDIR ("/usr/obj/usr/ports" 
> in my case).  Since it greps for this path in the INDEX file, nothing
> is found.
> Is it a bug or a feature ?  In the later case, what am I missing ?

I committed a patch yesterday that should address this.  Update your
ports collection and try again.

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