ports hosed

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Sun Apr 4 00:26:47 PST 2004

On Sun, Apr 04, 2004 at 01:53:11AM -0600, Jay Moore wrote:
> FreeBSD 5.2 installed from the cd a couple of weeks ago:
> I guess I've stepped into it, somehow... the sequence was:
> # cvsup -g -L 2 /root/ports-supfile      <completed OK>
> # pkgdb -F                                         <OK>
> # portupgrade -a                                <failed...>
> The failure appeared to be the result of inability to find a distfile:
>  "docbook-xsl-1.65.1.tar.gz"
> So I manually d/l this file from sourceforge, copied it into /usr/ports/
> distfiles, and ran 'portupgrade -a' again. Got following error:
> /usr/local/sbin/portupgrade:35:in `require': No such file to load -- pkgtools 
> (LoadError)
>         from /usr/local/sbin/portupgrade:35
> How do I get back to Kansas (there's no place like home)?

Looks like you need to follow some of the steps in
/usr/ports/UPDATING (specifically, related to ruby).

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