index update

Michael P. Soulier msoulier at
Fri Feb 24 18:33:24 PST 2006

Hey people,

Reading the manpage for portsdb, and looking at some examples where this is

/usr/local/sbin/portsdb -Uu

I'm wondering what the difference between this and

cd /usr/ports && make index

is. Don't they both rebuild the index?


Michael P. Soulier <msoulier at>
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a
touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction."
--Albert Einstein
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