[HEADS UP] Ports Infrastructure Changes
dougb at FreeBSD.org
Wed Mar 23 18:38:20 UTC 2011
On 03/23/2011 11:34, Olivier Smedts wrote:
> 2011/3/23 Doug Barton<dougb at freebsd.org>:
>> On 03/23/2011 03:48, Peter Jeffery wrote:
>>> If I was looking for the Opera port, I'd look in www-clients and if
>>> it wasn't in there then the next thing that I would be doing is hand
>>> searching the INDEX file
>> cd /usr/ports/&& make search name=opera
> find /usr/ports -maxdepth 2 -name opera
> Slower than make search but faster than building an INDEX file before
> make search !
Who said anything about building an INDEX? :) If you use portsnap to
update your ports tree it comes along for free. If not, then 'make
fetchindex' will do the trick for you.
Nothin' ever doesn't change, but nothin' changes much.
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