Portmaster Help

Eric heli at mikestammer.com
Tue Jan 9 17:32:48 UTC 2007

Derrick Edwards wrote:
> 	Hi,
> Using portmaster, I get the following error message. Ofcourse, based on the 
> specific app the first line changes but the second line is consistent. I am 
> currently getting this error message on several other ports on different 
> machines.
> tar: etc/authlib/authmysqlrc.dist: Cannot stat: No such file or directory
> pkg_create: make_dist: tar command failed with code 256
> ===>>> Backup package creation failed for courier-authlib-mysql-0.58_2
> ===>>> Aborting update
> Please help
> Derrick
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thats saying that a file that was installed in the port is not around 
anymore, and therefore tar is failing when making a backup. touch the 
file (/usr/local/etc/authlib/authmysqlrc.dist in this case) and try 
again. that or tell portmaster to not create the backup package on the 
command line.


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