how to install ruby18

Marco Beishuizen mbeis at
Sun Jan 5 10:59:26 UTC 2014

On Sun, 5 Jan 2014, the wise Gyrd Thane Lange wrote:

> Hi!
> I had a similar problem some time ago. Some intermediate combination of
> pkg-tools/ruby/portupgrade installed bad metadata. The following
> helped me identity the ports with bad files:
> find /var/db/pkg -type f -exec iconv -t US-ASCII {} > /dev/null \;
> Reinstalling the indicated ports solved it for me. I'm currently using
> pkg-tools, ruby19 and portupgrade with no problems on FreeBSD 8.3.

Well thank you Gyrd! This was actually the problem. Your commandline 
showed that jpilot had bad metadata, and after removing it the pkgdb seems 
clean again.

Thanks all for the help.


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