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Date:      Tue, 20 Dec 2005 21:18:01 GMT
From:      Enrique Matías Sánchez (Quique) <>
Subject:   docs/90718: Wrong recommendation in portsdb(1) man page
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>Number:         90718
>Category:       docs
>Synopsis:       Wrong recommendation in portsdb(1) man page
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-doc
>State:          open
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Dec 20 21:20:09 GMT 2005
>Originator:     Enrique Matías Sánchez (Quique)
>Release:        6.0-RELEASE
FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE #0: Thu Nov  3 09:36:13 UTC 2005     root@x64.samsco.home:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  i386
              The portsdb(1) man page states:
                  In addition, considering that the INDEX file often gets outdated
                  because it is updated only once a week or so in the official 
                  ports tree, it is recommended that you run ``portsdb -Uu'' after
                  every CVSup of the ports tree in order to keep them always 
                  up-to-date and in sync with the ports tree.
              However, to my best knowledge, the index file is updated not once a 
              week, but every few hours, so the -U option of portsdb becomes
              unnecesary and costly.  Running ``make fetchindex && portsdb -u'' 
              should be enough.
              man portsdb
              Please update the manual page.

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