usr/ports make readmes & description
freebsd at edvax.de
Wed Sep 30 12:29:08 UTC 2020
On Wed, 30 Sep 2020 01:59:48 +0100, tech-lists wrote:
> Years ago one could go into /usr/ports and make readmes for every single port.
> It'd take a while, but you'd end up with a ports tree browsable comfortably in
> lynx. Nowadays, make readmes only works for the top level ie /usr/ports/category and
> won't make the longer descriptions in HTML.
> How can I get the old behaviour back?
According to "man 7 ports", this is still supported:
readmes Create a port's README.html. This can be used from
/usr/ports to create a browsable web of all ports on
See /usr/ports/Mk/bsd.port.subdir.mk for the target.
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