Error message while updating src for FreeBSD 9 current
niclas.zeising at gmail.com
Fri Sep 24 08:21:56 UTC 2010
> Thanks for all the helpful suggestions.
> csup worked like a charm and solved the problem. I will be rebuilding my
> ports gradually, starting with the development ports like Perl, gcc,
> clang etc.
> I am also experimenting with a custom kernel where I am eliminating
> drivers and modules for isa, wireless devices and hardware only found on
> laptops. The early results are encouraging. I run Folding at home in a
> VirtualBox with Unbuntu x64 as a guest OS. Since trying a custom kernel,
> floating point performance has improved over 20%. This may also be due
> to some kernel improvements in FreeBSD 9. So far I am very impressed
> with the stability of the OS. I have not had problems with any of the
> programs that I run on a regular basis. I had expected to hit more bugs.
> I will get started on the rebuilds but with 1700 ports installed, I will
> wait for a free weekend to compile the big stuff.
> Thanks again
> Ralph Ellis
> ralphellis1 at netscape.ca
Glad to hear everything worked out in the end!
Just a side note, clang is already included in the base system in
FreeBSD 9, so unless you've opted out from that with WITHOUT_CLANG in
/etc/src.conf then you don't need the port.
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