patch errors

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Jun 6 18:55:52 GMT 2005

On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 11:29:35AM +0900, FreeBSD MailingLists wrote:
> on all other servers I cvsup the src and ports tree, but for some
> reason the internet connection at the location of this particular
> server gets kicked when I start cvsup.  so I had to resort to this
> method.
> I am not entirely convinced that it is a stale patch issue for 2 reasons.
> 1)  I have untar'd the same file on 2 different servers and only this
> one has issues updating the ports

Because you have stale files underneath.

> 2) I have tar'd up the /usr/ports dir from a different server that
> updates via cvsup.  The original server updates fine but when untar'd
> on this particular server the same exact patch errors appear.

Because you have stale files underneath.

> which leads me to believe the error is outside the ports tree itself.

Highly unlikely.

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