portmaster -r vs. ports/UPDATING
dougb at FreeBSD.org
Thu Aug 25 09:01:22 UTC 2011
On 08/25/2011 01:58, Matthias Andree wrote:
> Am 24.08.2011 23:51, schrieb Doug Barton:
>> On Wed, 24 Aug 2011 05:38:50 -0500
>> ajtiM <lumiwa at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> My system: FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE-p1
>>> I did:
>>> portmaster -r libnotify-0.\*
>>> libproxy-0.\* portmaster -a
>> It's not clear to me exactly what you were trying to accomplish there,
>> but a few notes ....
>> The -r option can only be run for one port at a time.
> the user probably stuck to a ports/UPDATING entry, 20110823, written by
> gnome@ (cc'd).
Yes, that's apparent, and quite unfortunate.
> (Do we need to audit ports/UPDATING altogether for such misdirections?)
I just fixed the libnotify entry, and searched down some of the more
recent entries and didn't see any other similar problems.
> Perhaps this behaviour could change in a future version of portmaster,
Patches are always welcome.
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