MOVED has extra blank line, breaks portupdate-scan

Doug Barton dougb at
Mon Jul 14 18:29:10 UTC 2008

Alex Stangl wrote:
> /usr/ports/MOVED picked up an extra blank line on the end, apparently
> in v1.1647. This breaks portupdate-scan, and maybe other things that 
> process this file.
> Is there any definitive document describing this file format?

Not that I'm aware of.

> If blank lines should be treated as equivalent to comments, then I
> will issue a fix to portupdate-scan.

As a general principle you should try to make any application robust in 
the fact of unexpected input.




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