Unexpected results from "make index" on a ports tree in a non-standard location,

Conrad J. Sabatier conrads at cox.net
Mon Mar 5 17:31:09 UTC 2012

On Mon, 5 Mar 2012 07:16:00 -0600
"Conrad J. Sabatier" <conrads at cox.net> wrote:

> I've worked it out now.  The only place the canonical path is needed
> is when searching the index.  Anywhere else, the real path is fine to
> use.
> Turned out to be a very simple fix.
> I uploaded mkreadmes-1.1.tar.bz2 to Sourceforge yesterday.  Still
> awaiting the port update's commit.  Anyone using this thing really
> should get the latest version, even if your ports tree is not in a
> non-standard location, as I also added some checking of the index file
> to catch any errors in the format of the lines.  Two rather important
> fixes.
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/mkreadmes/files/mkreadmes-1.1.tar.bz2/download

Missed a bug that crept into the above version, a missing "/" in
category pathnames.

Darn it, wouldn't you know?  This is what I get for submitting a patch
after working all day on a port.  :-)

Final version, just uploaded to Sourceforge is now version 1.1.1:


Lesson learned.  I *will* be more thorough in my testing from now
on.  :-)

Sorry for the inconvenience, folks.


Conrad J. Sabatier
conrads at cox.net

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