port update problem - newbie

saravanan ganapathy sarav_gsa at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 21 06:31:17 PST 2005

--- Erik Norgaard <norgaard at locolomo.org> wrote:

> saravanan ganapathy wrote:
> > Hai 
> > 
> > I am using 5.3release and when I try to update
> ports
> > collections, I am getting the following error
> > 
> > Release not specified for collection
> > "host=cvsup1.freebsd.org"
> > 
> > How to solve this?
> This could be an invalid tag, but please submit your
> supfile. Normally 
> you can take the sample supfile and only change the
> host - is this what 
> you've done?

Yah. I had a mistake and corrected.

My file looks as 

*default host=cvsup10.us.freebsd.org
*default base=/var/db
*default prefix=/usr
*default release=cvs tag=.
*default delete use-rel-suffix


It takes longtime to update the ports. I am not sure
abt my config. Should I change anything else?


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