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Fri Oct 1 09:36:34 UTC 2010
On Fri, Oct 01, 2010 at 12:13:28PM +0300, Odhiambo Washington wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 6:59 PM, Daniel Bye <
> freebsd-questions at slightlystrange.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 06:50:22PM +0300, Odhiambo Washington wrote:
> > > I am trying this out:
> > >
> > > #portupgrade -f 'autoconf*' 'automake*'
> > Try upgrading the failing ports by hand. portupgrade tends to suppress full
> > error output, making it difficult to ascertain exactly what's gone wrong.
> > Alternatively, I would be tempted to just uninstall autoconf* and
> > automake*,
> > since they will get pulled in as dependencies whenever you come to build
> > another port that requires them.
> Hi Dan,
> Turns out the culprit was m4. Once I did 'portupgrade m4' successfully,
> everything now compiled fine. The box is running FreeBSD 6.4-STABLE which I
> was ashamed to mention:-)
Glad you fixed it!
> Will migrate it to 8.x soon, by doing a new installation and migrating.
> Or should I wait for FreeBSD-9 ??
I'd go for 8.x as soon as possible. It'll be a while before 9 is ready for
production, and when it is released, it should be pretty straight forward to
upgrade from 8.x using the standard buildworld cycle, provided your setup
isn't too outlandish!
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