error in ksh93 port - distfile out of sync?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Mar 7 09:01:32 PST 2005

On Sat, Mar 05, 2005 at 08:40:29PM -0600, David Fleck wrote:
> On Sat, 5 Mar 2005, Joe Kelsey wrote:
> >Your ports tree is insanely out-of-date.
> >
> >cvsup your ports tree and try again.
> OK. That's interesting, though - this is on a machine that I installed via 
> FTP today (2005-03-05).  Apparently one of the FTP servers listed on the 
> install floppy (, I think it was) is very out-of-date.

If you install a FreeBSD release, you get the ports collection that
was tested and shipped with that release, not the latest version which
may or may not work with old releases.

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