ports subtree dependencies checking

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Wed May 19 04:10:49 PDT 2004

On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 03:45:15PM +0400, Dmitry Morozovsky wrote:
> Dear colleagues,
> as all of you knows, keeping up to date thw whole ports tree involves
> tremendous number of disk operation per cvs/cvsup. So, I use small script to
> keep up-to date rather small set of ports (less than 1000, comparing to 10k+
> total ports in the tree).
> Sometimes this leads to broken dependencies (e.g., when tracked port becomes
> dependent on some new port, or when dependency port moves). The latter case
> partially can be covered by tracking MOVED file, the former can not.
> Previously, `make index' would complaint about missing dependencies, so these
> ports can be caught. Now, with INDEX_JOBS parallel index building, these errors
> are hidden in the process.

They should not be.  Please provide evidence.

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