Problem with index
tijl at FreeBSD.org
Mon Feb 20 12:42:57 UTC 2017
On Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:29:47 +0000 Matthew Seaman <matthew at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> On 2017/02/20 11:36, Gerard Seibert wrote:
>> I just updated my ports tree using "portsnap". I then ran the following
>> /usr/sbin/pkg version -vL=
>> This resulted in the following message:
>> postfix-current-3.2.20170129,4 > succeeds index (index has 3.2.0.r1,4)
>> This does not seem correct. What is happening and how do I correct it?
> Your index file is out of date -- portsnap doesn't updated it because it
> changes too fast to be suitable for keeping in SVN.
> You need to
> # make fetchindex
> from /usr/ports to download a pre-built index. Or build your own, by
> 'make index'. Or tell 'pkg version' to compare versions directly with
> what's in your ports tree by 'pkg version -vP=' (but this will be quite
> a bit slower).
Portsnap should update the INDEX file. Check /etc/portsnap.conf. There
should be a line like this: INDEX INDEX-<N> DESCRIBE-<N> where <N> is the
major version of the FreeBSD release you have installed (10, 11 or 12).
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