Portmaster Help

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jan 10 00:56:09 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

I just committed version 1.12 that has the fix I've been working on
for that problem. It allows the user the choice to ignore the error,
or abort the update. In many cases (especially for the default backup
packaging) ignoring the error is ok.




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