CVSUP del INDEX file in ports

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Jan 18 04:58:02 PST 2005

On Tue, Jan 18, 2005 at 10:48:28PM +1000, Warren wrote:
> is there a particular reason why the ports INDEX file is del each time cvsup 
> is run and then re-d/l in a portupgrade ?

Yes, see /usr/ports/UPDATING or the mailing list archives of ports@
for extensive discussion.

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