web FreeBSD Ports Search is out of sync

Eitan Adler lists at eitanadler.com
Sun Dec 2 13:11:57 UTC 2012

On 2 December 2012 01:36, 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.

I should have been more clear: I was referring to the INDEX file used
by 'fetchindex'.  The doc build uses this to count the number of
ports, and likely the web search uses this for various things.

This has absolutely nothing to do with building an index file on your machine.

Eitan Adler

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