Index generation error
kris at obsecurity.org
Thu Jun 17 03:49:29 GMT 2004
On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 09:43:25PM -0500, Mark Linimon wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Jun 2004, Roger Merritt wrote:
> > >[root at kepler:/usr/ports]# portsdb -U
> > >Updating the ports index ... Generating INDEX.tmp - please
> > >wait..rasmol-2.7.2_1: "/usr/ports/devel/imake" non-existent -- dependency
> > >list incomplete
> > >===> biology/rasmol failed
> > >*** Error code 1
> > >1 error
> This is because devel/imake was removed, as it seemed that no port
> depended on it (according to INDEX). However, there was a 'stealth
> dependency' on XFree86 version 3, which few people seem to still be
> A recent fix to bsd.port.mk was supposed to fix this dependency.
> However, I am now beginning to think that my removal of devel/imake
> was a mistake and should be backed out. I suppose it depends on
> how many people really are still using XFree86 version 3.
> At this point this needs to be a portmgr@ call as to whether we
> try to continue to try to fix this in bsd.port.mk, or simply
> reinstate devel/imake until whatever time we remove version 3.
There are also at least 1 port that still has a dependency on imake
when XFREE86_VERSION==3..you should do a grep to find any others.
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