portsdb: Warning: Duplicate INDEX entry

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Feb 24 00:33:18 PST 2004

On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 08:50:44AM +0100, Bernard El-Hagin wrote:

> >> Sorry, I should have mentioned that. I'm running 5.1-Release.
> >
> >I think there's something in one of the included makefiles that relies
> >on a change to make(1) that happened after 5.1-RELEASE.  Note that
> >only the most recent release is supported by the ports collection
> >(http://www.freebsd.org/ports); try updating to 5.2 or 4.9, which
> >should fix the problem.
> Wow, that really sucks, since I've had zero luck updating to 5.2 the two
> times I tried, and going with 4.9 from 5.1R means a reinstall, rather
> than an upgrade (I'm led to believe).
> Thanks for your help.

You could try contacting the maintainer and ask them to test it on the
older release and develop a patch, or if someone else comes up with a
patch the maintainer may be willing to commit it.

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