web FreeBSD Ports Search is out of sync

Kimmo Paasiala kpaasial at gmail.com
Sun Dec 2 06:50:19 UTC 2012

On Sun, Dec 2, 2012 at 8:36 AM, Kevin Oberman <kob6558 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 1, 2012 at 7:32 PM, Eitan Adler <lists at eitanadler.com> wrote:
>> On 1 December 2012 11:46, Miroslav Lachman <000.fbsd at quip.cz> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I don't know the details about infrastructure, but I found out that web is
>>> showing lighttpd-1.4.31_5 [1] and svn ports tree has 1.4.32 for a 10 days
>>> [2]
>>> Is it aftermath of the intrusion to the FreeBSD.org cluster?
>> I'll bet it has to do with the INDEX file which is not currently being
>> regenerated. I might be wrong though.
> "make -C /usr/ports make index" should take care of it, though I'm not
> positive. Building the INDEX can take between 5 and ??? minutes,
> depending on the speed of your system.
> --
> R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
> E-mail: kob6558 at gmail.com

It takes about half an hour on my dog slow intel atom D510. Is there
anything in the works to speed up 'make index'? I understand that the
slowest part is the evaluation of dependencies, is that right?


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