Manual Reference Pages - PORTLINT (1)
- a verifier for port directories
tries to verify the content of a port directory.
The purpose of
can be separated into two parts:
to let the submitters easily polish their own port directory, and
to decrease the labor of the committers.
uses very simple regular-expression matching for verifying
files that make up a port directory.
Note that it does NOT implement a complete parser for those files.
Because of this the user may see some extra warnings,
especially when checking complex
Perform additional checks for extra files, such as
Warn the use of
Some of the committers prefer
even though they are semantically the same.
It will add several checks useful only for committers.
If you are a committer and performing check just before committing a port,
use this option.
Group and consolidate errors so that redundant error messages are rolled
up into one line with a list of all affected line numbers (where
appropriate). This option is disabled if
Show the summary of command line options, then exit.
Adds checks for $PORTSDIR/MOVED, $PORTSDIR/UIDs, and $PORTSDIR/GIDs.
Show the progress report for items that are being checked.
Nit pick about use of spaces.
Turn on all additional checks.
Pedantic committer flag. This is equivalent to
New port flag.
Adds several checks specific to newly submitted port.
If you are willing to submit the directory to be checked as a new port,
use this option.
Print the portlint version and exit.
Set make variables to
Set the number of contiguous blank lines allowed in
The port directory to be checked.
If omitted, check will be performed over the current directory.
The following environment variables affect the execution of
Set to a Perl-compatible regular expression, of patterns
to ignore when checking to see if files are in the SVN
repository. For example,
The fully-qualified path to the ports tree.
master Makefile for ports
can be overriden by setting the
Messages will be sent to standard output, not standard error output.
| FATAL: ...
This type of error message suggests that there is some fatal error
in the port directory.
For example, if some files need a rewrite, or if
some inevitable files are missing, this message will show up.
This kind of errors should be avoided BEFORE submitting
a port via send-pr to the committers.
| WARN: ...
This type of error message suggests that some files may (or may not)
need some fix.
Basically, warnings are produced when
is not completely sure about the result.
For example, complex
may need some statements that can match the regular expression
uses for sanity checks.
In those cases, the user should evaluate the result manually,
and obey/ignore the result.
| OK: ...
This types of message is used in verbose mode
.An Joe Marcus Clarke Aq marcus@FreeBSD.org
.An Michael Haro Aq mharo@FreeBSD.org
.An Jun-ichiro Hagino Aq firstname.lastname@example.org
.An Yoshishige Arai Aq email@example.com .
Many people have contributed patches and comments/suggestions.
is not a magic wand, as described above.
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