ryandesign at macports.org
Fri Jun 3 11:23:02 PDT 2016
On Jun 1, 2016, at 10:21, Ryan Williamson <ryan_d_williamson at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I'm a fairly new user of MacPorts, so if this is a stupid question, please excuse the newbie in the room.
> On Friday of last week I had the list of available ports pulled up in the 'amusements' category.
> On that day there were "tons" (yes - a very technical term) of different ports listed, but today, I see only 2.
> I know that for example, "agree", "chef", and "cowsay" were all listed, but those are gone now.
> Does that Ports list get updated from time to time?
> The page also says:
> "The MacPorts Project currently distributes 10812 ports, organized across 73 different categories and available below for viewing. This form allows you to search the MacPorts software index, last updated on (unknown) at (unknown)."
> Below the search by box is a link to view the complete port list.
> Follow that link and it now says:
> "The MacPorts Project currently distributes 20825 ports, organized across 83 different categories and available below for viewing. This form allows you to search the MacPorts software index, last updated on 2016-05-31 at 09:00:32 America/Los_Angeles."
> So, it does indeed appear that the list was just updated, but why the difference (10K vs 20K)
> I do see that "agree", "chef", and "cowsay" are all listed in the TracBrowser under textproc
> They still don't show up in the available ports list:
> https://www.macports.org/ports.php?by=category&substr=textproc (note textproc)
> Thanks for helping out a rookie.
Not your fault. A change was committed that was not compatible with the currently released version of MacPorts, which broke the import script that populates the database the web site uses. I've fixed it:
It may take a few hours for the old versions of the pages to fall out of the cache.
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