Has portmaster gone insane?

Lars Stokholm lars.stokholm at gmail.com
Fri Oct 5 14:41:47 PDT 2007

On 10/5/07, Scot Hetzel <swhetzel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/5/07, Lars Stokholm <lars.stokholm at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Running 'portmaster --clean-distfiles-all' it began to delete *a lot*
> > of files it shouldn't. I haven't had time to see how much is missing,
> > but I guess is so much, that the entire installation is screwed. It
> > choked on a filename of a weird charset, so it didn't get a chance to
> > delete everything.
> >
> > Here's a little sample of what it was doing:
> > ===>>> Deleting usr/home/lars/documents/blaagaard/2/nt/alkohol.doc
> >
> > I had accepted if, if it had just been messing around with /usr/ports
> > - but /usr/home...? What the hell was it doing there?
> Do you have DISTDIR set in /etc/make.conf?


> Portmaster uses the following to determine the value of DISTDIR.  What
> does this show that DISTDIR is set to?
> make BEFOREPORTMK=yes -f/usr/share/mk/bsd.port.mk -V DISTDIR

I'll have a look tomorrow.

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