portupgrade slow?

Jack L. xxjack12xx at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 17:18:34 PDT 2005

You can bypass the index building by typing "make fetchindex" in /usr/ports

On 9/8/05, Marco van de Voort <marcov at stack.nl> wrote:
> I was upgrading an old machine (P-II 233), and tried to use portupgrade to
> update the installed ports.
> However, it is now only building portupgrade's own _index_ for the 
> building
> and that takes hours already.
> I know it is a lot of metadata in a lot of files, but this is _really_
> extreme. Why is portupgrade so horribly, horribly slow?
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