port clean bails on ophcrack

Bryan Blackburn 0x62_0x6c_0x62 at pobox.com
Tue Feb 27 16:54:59 PST 2007

On Feb 27, 2007, at 1:51 PM, Kevin Ballard wrote:

> pre-fetch shouldn't be running for the clean action. Are you sure  
> that's what's going on?

Since Paul reported this error while running a clean and that error  
message appears in pre-fetch, it seems pretty likely.  I think the  
fetch phase doesn't run but that section is at least evaluated with  
the portfile as a whole, though I could be wrong.


> Incidentally, it's pre-main that should be avoided at all costs,  
> because that definitely does run for all actions.
> On Feb 27, 2007, at 4:27 AM, Bryan Blackburn wrote:
>> On Feb 26, 2007, at 10:18 PM, Paul Beard wrote:
>>> --->  Cleaning openvanilla
>>> --->  Cleaning openvpn
>>> --->  Cleaning openvpn2
>>> Error: ophcrack only runs on little-endian machines.
>>> I tried to run port clean all and it dies when it gets an error  
>>> message on ophcrack. Should this be part of a PPC-based ports tree?
>> Looks like ophcrack is using exit in the pre-fetch phase, which is  
>> bad for certain operations (like 'port clean' and possibly others)  
>> as I found a few years back.  I thought there was a discussion on  
>> how best to handle these situations, but I sure can't seem to find  
>> the email thread in the archives...
> -- 
> Kevin Ballard
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