could someone help with updating ports? portversion/pkg_versionshow different items

Andrew infofarmer at
Wed Sep 22 05:47:03 PDT 2004

robg wrote:
> hi,
> I originally ran pkgdb -F and then portupgrade -a to upgrade my port
> packages, now when I run pkg_version and portversion I get two
> different answers:
> can someone tell mew why portversion is saying that?


Your index files are out of date. Try this:

# cd /usr/ports
# make fetchindex

It will fetch a 6Mb index file.

Andrew P.

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