Evasive action may be needed: graphics/xfig-devel port deleted
bapt at freebsd.org
Wed Nov 28 14:09:10 UTC 2012
On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 06:01:38AM -0800, David Wolfskill wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 08:46:28AM -0500, Eitan Adler wrote:
> > ...
> > > After running "portmaster -o graphics/xfig graphics/xfig-devel", I was
> > > able to proceed, but I would have appreciated an UPDATING entry.
> > There is a file called MOVED which gives this information.
> Of course. But with
> g1-227(10.0-C) ls -1 /var/db/pkg | wc -l
> 700+ ports installed on this machine (my laptop), grepping for each of
> them daily is absurd. (I thought MOVED was intended more for
> programmatic parsing than human readability anyway....)
> > I think in this case it may be worthwhile to
> > change the graphics/xfig-devel entry to include |graphics/xfig|
> > ...
> I have no quarrel with the MOVED entry as it is presently constructed:
> the whine that portmaster issued was clear and understandable. That it
> casued the entire process to terminate is annoying.
Normally portmaster just understand MOVED correctly, if I had correctly set the
graphics/xfig in it, it would have been straight forward for you.
Sorry the first entry was wrong, should be fixed now
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