category for local ports

Sergey Matveychuk sem at
Thu Jun 8 14:16:27 UTC 2006

Vivek Khera wrote:
> On Apr 24, 2006, at 8:04 PM, Rong-En Fan wrote:
>>> .if ${.CURDIR:M*/ports}
>>> SUBDIR += local
>>> .endif
>> That works. But I prefer to use ports/Makefile.local :)
>> Right now, the only down side for a local category in ports tree
>> with portupgrade tools is that I have to build INDEX myself. :-p
> Hi.. I'm setting this up as well, and finally got around to making
> portupgrade work with my local ports.  The only thing I can't make
> global is to add the category "local" to the  VALID_CATEGORIES list.  I
> seem to have to do this in every port.  What do you for this?  Do you
> just use existing category names?
> Also, is there no way to just add the dependencies from the local ports
> into the INDEX file?  It takes about 25 minutes on my NFS server to
> update that file from scratch.  I'd love to be able to just append my
> local ports' entries onto it.

Setting of EXTRA_CATEGORIES in pkgtools.conf does not help?


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