[portupgrade] Argument must be String class object

Helmut Schneider jumper99 at gmx.de
Sun Mar 2 21:40:05 UTC 2008

Stuart Barkley <stuartb at 4gh.net> wrote:
> On Sat, 1 Mar 2008 at 16:05 +0100, Helmut Schneider wrote:
>> I have a few problems with portupgrade, some ports fail with error above:
>> [root at FBSD70VM ~]# portupgrade -fPP snort- postfix-2.4.6,1
>> apache-2.0.63 ** Listing the failed packages (-:ignored / *:skipped /
>> !:failed) ! www/apache20 (apache-2.0.63)  (Argument must be String
>> class object.) ! security/snort (snort-      (Argument must
>> be String class object.) ! mail/postfix (postfix-2.4.6,1)
>> (Argument must be String class object.) [root at FBSD70VM ~]#
> I've been seeing the same problem lately (probably since the update to
> 2.4).  It seems to be related to having MAKE_ARGS overrides set in
> /usr/local/etc/pkgtools.conf.  So far I haven't looked much further at
> this problem since portupgrade is being actively worked upon by
> others.
> I build packages on one machine and then use the packages to install
> on my various other machines.  I use the same pkgtools.conf on each
> machine.

I created a PR.

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