Summary: Tell portupgrade to use passive ftp

Kris Kennaway kris at
Thu Mar 22 00:59:41 UTC 2007

On Wed, Mar 21, 2007 at 07:52:51PM -0500, Jeffrey Goldberg wrote:
> On Mar 21, 2007, at 5:50 PM, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> >On Wed, Mar 21, 2007 at 05:29:03PM -0500, Jeffrey Goldberg wrote:
> >
> >><Rant>
> >> As far as I can tell this and many other configuration options  
> >>are not
> >> documented anywhere outside of the .mk files themselves.  Is that
> >>really how
> >> things should be?
> >></Rant>
> >Let me tell you a totally awesome secret: YOU HAVE THE POWER TO CHANGE
> >THIS! :-D  omg
> Yes, I know.  But I should never be trusted to organize a project,  
> and this is far too much for one person:
> $ cd /usr/ports/Mk
> $ sed -n 's/^ *\([a-zA-Z0-9_]*\)?\{0,1\}=.*$/\1/p' *.mk | sort | uniq  
> | wc -l
>     1593
> If someone else is coordinating a project to document all of those,  
> I'd be happy to contribute.

Why do you think it needs to be solved all at once?  Nothing ever gets
done that way.  You have learned something that you say is not
documented, so the solution is for you to document it.

Go on, pull out your favourite editor, edit the ports(7) manpage, then
send-pr the diff.  I dare you :)


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