ports 'make readmes' fails

Kris Kennaway kris at FreeBSD.org
Fri Mar 11 11:17:06 PST 2005

On Fri, Mar 11, 2005 at 11:14:35AM -0800, Christopher Kelley wrote:
> I just tried to 'make readmes' in my ports directory, and got a very 
> strange result.  The README.html files in /usr/ports and in 
> /usr/ports/category are correct, but the individual port README.html 
> files (e.g. /usr/ports/mail/mutt/README.html) all have only one line, 
> which is 'cat /README.port'.
> I am running 5.3-RELEASE-p5, and, I verified my /usr/ports/Makefile, 
> /usr/ports/Mk/bsd.port.mk and /usr/ports/Tools/make_readmes files 
> against the ones on cvsup.pt.freebsd.org.
> Any suggestions?

Do you have an INDEX-5 file present in /usr/ports? make fetchindex if not.


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