ports make search?

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Thu May 21 00:10:40 UTC 2015

On Wed, 20 May 2015 16:18:26 -0700, Jeffry Killen wrote:
> I am in /usr/ports and
> did make search name='libjpg'
> It says that INDEX_10 must be built
> So now I have excuted the command
> make index
> As I type this it appears that the process is completed.
> But it has been going on for around 20 minutes. Is it
> common or not unexpected to take that long?

If I remember correctly, the index file can be fetched and
doesn't need to be built locally (which really takes some
time, as you have noticed):

	# make fetchindex

When the index is present, things like "make search" will
work properly.

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