pkg_info and an active /usr/ports is slow

Chris Telting christopher-ml at
Sun Dec 26 15:58:21 UTC 2010

Just wondering about the interaction of pkg_info (no args) and having a 
ports directory.

Without it it's blazing fast, with it it is just slow and sometimes just 
breaks during the listing.

There is nothing in the man page about it reading the ports directory or 
why it would want or need to.

Most importantly there is no command line option to skip it.

Thanks Chris

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