portmaster, pkg, virtualbox-ose
wblock at wonkity.com
Tue Feb 25 19:18:43 UTC 2014
On Tue, 25 Feb 2014, Chris Whitehouse wrote:
> ===>>> You can restart from the point of failure with this command line:
> portmaster <flags> emulators/virtualbox-ose
> ===>>> Exiting
> But restarting with
> # portmaster emulators/virtualbox-ose
> starts by cleaning for virtualbox then starts again. Have I misunderstood
> something? I checked the work directory before and after the cleaning step
> and nearly everything was deleted.
> It's building now and I think it has time to finish so there isn't an
> immediate problem but I would like to find answers to the above.
Portmaster cleans a port before starting to build. That's the safe
thing to do, there is no good way to know why a work directory is still
there, and options may have changed.
-C can be used to prevent portmaster from cleaning first.
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