patch errors

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Jun 6 01:01:31 GMT 2005

On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 09:46:35AM +0900, FreeBSD MailingLists wrote:
> Yes, Everyday I try this I grab the latest copy of ports.tar.gz from a
> near by server.  The file is updated daily.  and using the same tar
> file on other machine results in no errors.  I am thinking that my
> patch program is messed up, since all the error s are patch errors,
> either it can't find the file to patch or the file cannot be patched
> correctly.

The problem is almost certainlythat you have stale patches in your
tree.  Consider what will happen with your "upgrade" mechanism when a
patch file is deleted from the ports tree.

There are much better ways to update your ports collection than this.

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