index update

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Feb 24 19:48:54 PST 2006

On Fri, Feb 24, 2006 at 09:33:15PM -0500, Michael P. Soulier wrote:
> Hey people,
> Reading the manpage for portsdb, and looking at some examples where this is
> run
> /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?

Yes (in fact the former calls the latter), but the former also
rebuilds the INDEX.db used by portupgrade and friends.


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