ports upgrade question

Nikolas Britton nikolas.britton at gmail.com
Sun Jun 11 01:13:52 UTC 2006

On 6/10/06, Nikolas Britton <nikolas.britton at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/10/06, aaronvan at comcast.net <aaronvan at comcast.net> wrote:
> > I'm a newbie running 6.1 stable and I have what may be several simple questions: What exactly is happening when I run "make index && make readmes" after I upgrade my ports tree? Why aren't the indexes and readmes made when we run cvsup ports-supfile? Finally, why does it take so long to make what appear (to me) to be fairly small files? Thanks.
> >
> You don't need to run make index... just cd into /usr/ports and type
> 'make fetchindex' after every cvsup session. You don't need to run
> make readmes too, these are just html pages with all the ports listed
> on them... see here for an example: http://www.freebsd.org/ports/

err... that link/example should be something more like this one:

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