CVSUP, ports tree and an inescapable sinking feeling.

alan.edmonds at t-mobile.net alan.edmonds at t-mobile.net
Mon Feb 10 11:19:48 GMT 2003


I always thought the ports tree was synced with tag=.
and not a RELENG tag.

You have to change the tag= for the ports tree if you
use a single SUP file for both src and ports.

Alan Edmonds

> -----Original Message-----
> From: James [mailto:James at reftech.co.uk]
> Sent: 10 February 2003 09:37
> To: freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org
> Subject: CVSUP, ports tree and an inescapable sinking feeling.
> 
> 
> Sometime in January I was going through my normal 
> housekeeping routines, and
> this included checking my port versions against a CVsup'ped 
> ports tree.
> 
> This is pretty much what I saw;
> 
> ImageMagick-5.5.1.4                 ?   orphaned: graphics/ImageMagick
> Maaate-0.3.0                        ?   orphaned: audio/Maaate
> ORBit-0.5.15_1                      ?   orphaned: devel/ORBit
> Sablot-0.96_2                       ?   orphaned: textproc/sablotron
> 
> ...etc...
> 
> On checking the ports tree, it had become;
> 
> /usr/ports
> 
> total 6590
> -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  6611968 Dec 31 21:32 INDEX.db
> drwxr-xr-x   7 root  wheel     6144 Jan 14 03:57 audio
> drwxr-xr-x   3 root  wheel     4096 Jan 14 04:04 databases
> drwxr-xr-x   7 root  wheel    18432 Jan 14 04:15 devel
> drwxr-xr-x  12 2074  wheel     5120 Jan  6 19:55 distfiles
> drwxr-xr-x   4 root  wheel     8704 Jan 14 04:26 games
> drwxr-xr-x   3 root  wheel     8704 Jan 14 04:32 graphics
> drwxr-xr-x   3 root  wheel     4608 Jan 14 04:41 lang
> drwxr-xr-x   5 root  wheel     6144 Jan 14 04:45 mail
> drwxr-xr-x   3 root  wheel     7680 Jan 14 04:51 misc
> drwxr-xr-x   3 root  wheel    12288 Jan 14 04:57 net
> drwxr-xr-x   3 root  wheel     4096 Jan 14 05:05 print
> drwxr-xr-x   4 root  wheel     9216 Jan 14 05:12 textproc
> drwxr-xr-x   5 root  wheel     9728 Jan 14 05:16 www
> 
> My supfile _was_ operating quite happily for a while as;
> 
> *default tag=RELENG_4
> *default host=cvsup5.uk.freebsd.org
> *default prefix=/usr
> *default base=/usr/local/etc/cvsup
> *default release=cvs delete use-rel-suffix compress
> 
> # Source
> src-all
> ports-all
> # The documentation
> doc-all
> 
> After feverishly running CVSUP a couple of times with the 
> verbosity turned
> up, I couldn't see anything that would tell me what had 
> happened to the
> ports tree, or why it was refusing to rebuild.  I've resigned 
> myself to
> downloading and recreating the ports tree by hand, but any 
> clues as to how
> and why this happened would be gratefully received.  I 
> certainly _don't_
> trust that my sources are correct, either.  I've gone through 
> the checkout
> files, but I can't find anything approaching documentation for them.
> 
> Parsing supfile "/etc/cvsupfile"
> Connecting to cvsup5.uk.freebsd.org
> Connected to cvsup5.uk.freebsd.org
> Server software version: SNAP_16_1e
> Negotiating file attribute support
> Exchanging collection information
> Establishing multiplexed-mode data connection
> Running
> Updating collection src-all/cvs
>  Edit src/sys/sys/event.h
>   Add delta 1.5.2.6 2003.02.09.15.28.13 nectar
> Updating collection ports-all/cvs
> Updating collection doc-all/cvs
> Shutting down connection to server
> Finished successfully
> 
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