Rem P Roberti
rem at remdog.net
Wed Oct 3 21:22:20 PDT 2007
On 2007.10.04 00:17:00 +0000, Philip M. Gollucci wrote:
> Rem P Roberti wrote:
> > On 2007.10.04 00:00:41 +0000, Philip M. Gollucci wrote:
> >> Rem P Roberti wrote:
> >>> Ok...this one must have slipped past me. I attempted to udate the ports tree with the usual portsdb -Fu and
> >>> discover that there is no access to freebsd.org. What have I missed?
> >> Its not just you -- try a mirror.
> >> If I didn't know better, I would say a router on the internet that
> >> freebsd.org is behind is having issues.
> >> This has been sporadically happening a lot recently for a lot of people.
> >>> Rem
> > Ok...it looks as though it isn't something on this end. I'm pretty much a newbie, and would like to know how
> > to use portsdb in conjunction with a mirror. TIA.
> Well normally you would use a mirror -- I misread that as cvsup not
> portsdb. The -F option:
> --fetchindex Fetch the ports index file called INDEX from the
> official site.
> If you haven't tweaked your ports tree you should be able to just to
> portsdb -u for now.
Good deal...thank you very much.
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