I recently discovered Starship cross-shell prompt, available in the FreeBSD ports collections as shells/starship. Since there’s no dedicated module for handling Subversion working copies, I added three custom modules to my configuration file. This way I can see the global and the local revision numbers, and a summary of the status flags of the files […]

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I upgraded base from 12.0-ALPHA9 to 13.0-CURRENT (r339639) on a VM today. While preparing for rebuilding localbase, I wiped clean /var/synth/live_packages/{All,Latest}/*, and cleaned the ccache repo stored in /var/cache/ccache. Trouble arose when I ordered ports-mgmt/synth to rebuild some 116 ports according to a specification stored in a local metaport. DEFAULT_VERSION+=ssl=base was being used at the […]

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