Fail port when using Local repository

Bradley Giesbrecht pixilla at
Thu Apr 21 08:11:11 PDT 2016

> On Apr 20, 2016, at 11:34 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:
> On Apr 20, 2016, at 11:22 PM, Abdulrahman Alshammari wrote:
>> I want to check if the local port works fine with the portfile I added locally. I follow the instruction in the documentation. I got this error:
>> Failed to parse file devel/civl/Portfile: invalid command name "(2)"
> The portfile has invalid syntax, right before "(2)", specifically, a semicolon. Both of the semicolons in the long description need to be escaped with a backslash: \;

Quick draw Ryan wins again:)

Bradley Giesbrecht (pixilla)

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