deleted ports

Lutz Kittler Lutz.Kittler at
Wed Nov 12 23:43:18 PST 2003

Am Donnerstag, 13. November 2003 08:32 schrieb Erik Trulsson:
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2003 at 08:16:50AM +0100, Lutz Kittler wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I had a problem with the Mesa3-Port. Someone told me
> > that the port has moved to libglut.
> > The problem was, that /usr/ports/graphics/Mesa3 was
> > not deleted and the only in this directory was README.html.
> > When I deleted the file and the mesa-directory libglut was
> > installed and everything was okay.
> >
> > So I have 2 questions:
> > 1. Why the mesa-port dir wasnt deleted ?
> Because you had created the README.html file in that directory.
> (You have probably issued a 'make readmes' at some point in the past.)
> cvsup does not delete non-empty directories.

Thanks, but I havent done any 'make readmes' explicitly.
I only did 'make build/package/install' or install ports by
Is there a possibility that some of these commands
has done 'make readmes' implicitly? In this case it would be
good to know in which configuration file I can change this 

Is there a standard way to get rid of README.html of deleted
ports ?


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