portmaster cannot find package

Aristedes Maniatis ari at ish.com.au
Mon May 17 03:35:43 UTC 2010

On 5/05/10 1:54 AM, Doug Barton wrote:
> Is there an apache-2.2.13 package in packages/All? And what do the links
> in packages/www and packages/Latest refer to?

I did some more digging in the script itself. You have some code like this:

if [ -r "${LOCAL_PACKAGEDIR}/All/${new_port}.tbz" ]; then

But I'm guessing the confusion is that we have ..../Latest/apache22.tgz, but ...../All/apache-worker-2.2.15.tgz

That is, the package name is different between Latest and All. This particular code path is only invoked if you are using INDEX rather than the ports directories.  When running without forcing the index, the problem does not occur.

I like the INDEX-only approach since we can have deployment servers with no /usr/ports directories to keep updated. A special build server is responsible for creating packages and pushing them out to other machines.


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