port update problem - deleted all the ports
marko at freebsd.org
Mon Jan 31 05:41:03 PST 2005
saravanan ganapathy wrote:
> Hai ,
> I am using 5.3 release and included tag=RELENG_5_3 to
> my ports-supfile and when I tried to update ports
> using " cvsup -g -L 2 /root/ports-supfile", it deleted
> almost all the ports and finally it says
> Delete ports/x11-wm/yawm/Makefile
> Delete ports/x11-wm/yawm/distinfo Delete
> Shutting down connection to server
> Finished successfully
> My ports-supfile looks as
> *default host=cvsup10.us.freebsd.org
> *default base=/var/db
> *default prefix=/usr
> *default release=cvs tag=RELENG_5_3
> *default delete use-rel-suffix
> What is the problem?
The ports tree doesn't have tags so you should edit the above to
*default release=cvs tag=.
Note the '.'!!
Also are you sure that you want your ports tree in /var/db? /usr would
be more usual.
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