How did references to get in my 6.3 ports?

Vinny vinny-mail-01+f.questions20080309 at
Mon Mar 10 03:49:55 UTC 2008

E. J. Cerejo wrote:
> On Sun, 09 Mar 2008 20:12:45 -0400 Vinny
> <vinny-mail-01+f.questions20080309 at> wrote:
>> Hello Everyone,
>> I was trying to use portupgrade on totem and ran into a problem
>> with references for failing to resolve.  I have a
>>, of course, seeing as is for FreeBSD 7, isn't
>> it?
>> uname -a FreeBSD 6.3-PRERELEASE FreeBSD
>> 6.3-PRERELEASE #0: Wed Jan 16 09:32:16 EST 2008 
>> root at  i386

> You updated the port that put in your system, you need to
> find out which port it came from and then find out which which ports
> depend on it and rebuild them also and then the problem will be
> fixed.  I use /usr/ports/sysutils/bsdadminscripts which tells me
> exactly which ports need to be rebuilt.

Hi E. J.,

Is it true that a port put in my system?
I thought it was part of the base system (i.e. the world as in

I'm a bit (more) confused now.


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