portsnap ignores REFUSE directives

RW rwmaillists at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 16 12:28:45 PDT 2009

On Mon, 16 Mar 2009 12:18:06 -0500
Charles Howse <chowse at charter.net> wrote:

> Hi,
> I just installed 6.4-RELEASE on the way to -STABLE.
> I chose NOT to install the ports during installation.
> I configured /etc/portsnap.conf, uncommenting the REFUSE directives,  
> because I only speak English.
> I created the proper directories, including /usr/ports.
> I ran 'portsnap fetch extract', and now I find arabic, chinese,  
> french, german, hebrew, hungarian, etc. in my ports tree.
> What might be the problem here?

Are these directories actually populated with ports?

If not, my guess is that it's simply ignoring ports that match the
category, rather than removing the category entirely.

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