"make readmes" no longer builds individual ports' README.html files?

Emanuel Haupt ehaupt at FreeBSD.org
Fri Aug 12 06:58:38 UTC 2011

"Conrad J. Sabatier" <conrads at cox.net> wrote:
> Having been away from FreeBSD for a while, I'm still catching up with
> all the changes that took place while I was on hiatus, so bear with me
> here.  :-)
> Trying to construct the ports' README.html files with:
> cd /usr/ports
> make readmes
> Much to my surprise, this only creates README.html at the top level
> and within each category, but nothing under the individual ports'
> directories.  When did this change, and why?  Mailing list search has
> turned up nothing useful on the subject.
> Or maybe I'm just doing it wrong?  :-)

It was definitely broken. I've just committed a fix to


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