/usr/ports/net/net-snmp Only contains Readme.html (Resolved)

Danny nocmonkey at gmail.com
Wed Sep 8 10:52:43 PDT 2004

On Wed, 8 Sep 2004 17:06:25 +0100, Matthew Seaman
<m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 11:40:44AM -0400, Danny wrote:
> > My ports-supfile is setup to update the /net directory, so I am not
> > sure why this directory only contains the readme.html. This is a brand
> > new install of FreeBSD 5.2.1, and I am 98% sure that I said yes to
> > installing the ports during the intial installation.
> Using cvsup to only update part of the ports tree is not recommended:
> don't even think about grabbing anything other than 'ports-all'
> (unless you enjoy pain, that is)

I don't typically enjoy pain, but rather enjoy a good challenge. In
this case though, I will follow your solid advice and run ports-all.
> > cd /usr/ports/net/net-snmp
> > make install clean
> > make: don't know how to make install. Stop
> The port has moved to net-mgmt/net-snmp

Subsequent to following your advice, this neat new directory called
net-mgmt appeared; all is well.  (- ;
> The old directory still exists only because there's a readme.html file
> in it -- if you delete that and re-run cvsup, the old net/net-snmp
> directory will be deleted completely.
> > On a side note, I am hoping that this port will allow me to collect
> > SNMP data from this FreeBSD server?
> Works for me.

Thank you,


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