freebsd-update causes inconveniences

Carsten Jensen tomse at
Wed Apr 15 12:49:32 UTC 2015

On 04/15/2015 02:32 PM, A.J. "Fonz" van Werven wrote:
> Carsten Jensen wrote:
>> Installing updates...               install:
>> ///usr/src/crypto/openssl/util/ No such file or directory
> [snip]
>> mkdir -p /usr/src/crypto/openssl/util/
>> fixes the problem when trying to run freebsd-update install again.
>> do I need to create a PR for this problem?
> Just to be sure: do you actually have a FreeBSD source tree installed? (In
> which case /usr/src contains (a lot) more than just crypto/.)
> If so, it does sound like a bug to me. If not, remove src from the
> Components line in /etc/freebsd-update.conf.
> AvW
> P.S. This is a base system issue, not ports ;-)

Since it's not ports, but I feel it rude not to reply ;-)

No src is not installed on the affected systems,
but it was ofc in the freebsd-update.conf file.

thanks for the pointer.


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