make index failure

Charles Swiger cswiger at
Wed Jun 8 20:28:20 GMT 2005


On Jun 8, 2005, at 4:22 PM, Nicolas Salvo wrote:
>          I have some problems with generating the index of the ports
> collection, the problem is
>          hardware related, and in some part of the process the host
> goes down. I want to know if
>          there's a way to keep the status, so when the host comes back
> I can finish it.

It's quite likely that "cd /usr/ports && make fetchindex" is going to  
do what you want without the hardware stress that building the INDEX  
locally causes.  However, your machine should not crash or go down  
just because it is under load, either.


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