portupgrade failure

Robert Huff roberthuff at rcn.com
Thu Dec 17 04:14:44 UTC 2009

Kevin writes:

>  I've been having this problem for a couple of months now, but I
>  just recently decided to try to fix it. I'm running FreeBSD 6.4,
>  and if I try to use portupgrade to upgrade something, I get an
>  error (seems to be the same for other ports):

	portupgrade (and -devel) have been broken, as you say, for
several months.
	The maintainer, ruby@, is aware of this; a check of the PR
database shows multiple open PRs, none critical but many serious
going back six months and more.  (see:

	This hard to understand given portupgrade is the recommended
upgrade tool.

				Robert Huff

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