problems with self-built packages

Garrett Cooper youshi10 at
Sat Nov 24 18:04:25 PST 2007

Jonathan Horne wrote:
> for a while now, ive been experimenting with building a package of everything 
> i build from ports, or via portupgrade, and then using said packages to 
> quickly update other systems on my network.  never had any problems, until 
> recently.  lately, it seems like a port here or there will be missing a 
> critical piece from the bzip file thats created in ports/packages/All.
> i have seen this in the past few revisions of apache2.2(the rc script and data 
> directory missing), and today, xorg-server did the same thing (this time, the 
> file 'startx' was left out).
> does anyone else keep the packages they build, and if so, are you also seeing 
> issues like this?

    I haven't tried, but based on what you're saying it sounds like the 
plist is incorrect or something.. pkg_create(1) / port Makefile related bug?

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