On 6/10/06, Nikolas Britton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
On 6/10/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I'm a newbie running 6.1 stable and I have what may be several simple questions: What exactly
is happening when I run "make index && make readmes" after I upgrade my ports
tree? Why aren't the indexes and readmes made when we run cvsup ports-supfile? Finally, why does it
take so long to make what appear (to me) to be fairly small files? Thanks.
You don't need to run make index... just cd into /usr/ports and type
'make fetchindex' after every cvsup session. You don't need to run
make readmes too, these are just html pages with all the ports listed
on them... see here for an example: http://www.freebsd.org/ports/
err... that link/example should be something more like this one:
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