Ports files

Kent Stewart kstewart at owt.com
Thu Feb 12 11:09:45 PST 2004

On Thursday 12 February 2004 10:08 am, Jonathan Arnold wrote:
> andrew clarke wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 12, 2004 at 08:09:25AM -0500, Jonathan Arnold wrote:
> >>My port hierarchy seems to have gotten out of date or something.
> >>It is missing some subdirectories, like multimedia, even though I
> >>run cvsup every other night on it.
> >
> > I had this problem too with /usr/ports/dns not being updated, even
> > though ports-dns was listed in my ports-supfile.  Switched to
> > another cvsup server and all was well.
> Actually, looking at the cvsup file I was using, it didn't include
> the multimedia port. I created it awhile ago, and commented out the
> ports-all line, because I didn't want to get the Chinese or Japanese,
> etc, ports. But there doesn't seem to be an easy way to get
> everything but those. There is a 'refuse' file, but that is based
> upon the file name, and I'm not sure I want to refuse everything
> with, say, 'chinese' in its filename.

Well, when you refuse, you take a chance on "make index" not working. 
The choice is yours :).


Kent Stewart
Richland, WA


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