/usr/ports symlink + make search

Oliver Eikemeier eikemeier at fillmore-labs.com
Tue Jun 15 09:03:37 GMT 2004

Tom Alsberg wrote:

> With the new ports/Mk/bsd.port.subdir.mk, make search (seems like a
> quite revamped awk script, relative to the old one) checks the second
> field of INDEX to be the same as `pwd` (eventually, through awk -v
> there=$here, here=`pwd`)...
> That breaks when /usr/ports is a symbolic link to somewhere else
> (e.g. we have the ports in a centralized location, /usr/ports is a
> symlink to /r+d/ports, and it is read only - work is done in
> $WRKDIRPREFIX set to a writeable location).
> [...]

Could you please send-pr this, so that it doesn't get lost?


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