portsdb -Uu error1

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Thu May 20 16:59:44 PDT 2004

On Thu, May 20, 2004 at 06:56:41PM -0500, hans wrote:
> hi there,
> after the xth-successful portupgrade (ran as  usual, familiar
>  messages ) a serious error.
>  as you can see, portsdb complains about missing libfiles in
> ports/chinese and /ports/japanese ?!?!?!
> there is a refuse file ( never had trouble ) refusing both. erased
>   now for a start the complete /ports/japanese directory and will try to 
> substitute it with the fresh one available from freebsd.org.
> ( but somehow I doubt this will work..... )
>  a renewed $ cvsup - L2  ports-supfile  
>  with removed refuse file does NOT reinstall the deleted directory. hmmm
> any ideas ? need more information ? let me know please......

You don't have a complete ports collection, which the error message
tells you to check:

> ********************************************************************
> Before reporting this error, verify that you are running a supported
> version of FreeBSD (see http://www.FreeBSD.org/ports/) and that you
> have a complete and up-to-date ports collection.  If so, then report

> the failure to ports at FreeBSD.org together with relevant details of
> your ports configuration (including FreeBSD version, environment and
> /etc/make.conf settings).
> ********************************************************************

You probably aren't cvsupping the ports-all collection; compare your
cvsupfile to the example files and make the necessary corrections.


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