neon port won't upgrade

Lars Kristiansen lars+lister.freebsd at
Thu May 8 22:30:35 UTC 2008

Dan Nelson skrev:
> In the last episode (May 08), Chad Perrin said:
>> On Thu, May 08, 2008 at 10:52:15PM +0200, Lars Kristiansen wrote:
>>> Chad Perrin skrev:
>>>> Let me know if I should take this to the ports mailing list instead of
>>>> the questions mailing list.
>>>> This is my problem:
>>>>  # portupgrade neon-0.26.4
>>>>  ** Port directory not found: www/neon2
>>>>  ** Listing the failed packages (-:ignored / *:skipped / !:failed)
>>>>        - www/neon2 (port directory error)
>>>> Does anyone have any troubleshooting tips for how I should deal
>>>> with this?  This is the first time I've had a port fail to upgrade
>>>> because it suddenly seems to have ceased existing.
>>> portupgrade -f -o www/neon26 neon
>>> seemed to work for me
>> Isn't this the sort of information that should be in
>> /usr/ports/UPDATING? In my case, there's nothing in that file that
>> comes up when I search for the string "neon" (without quotes).
> Do you update your entire ports tree, or just certain subdirs?  My copy
> of /usr/ports/MOVED ( rev 1.1591 ) has the following:
> www/neon|www/neon26|2008-05-05|Moved to be able to integrate www/neon26
> which portupgrade should have used to determine the new location of
> the port.

If I understand this correctly from:;r2=1.1587;f=h;r2=1.1588;f=h

The MOVED file was updated perhaps wrongly at first and then corrected.
So we who ran pkgdb -fF in the half a day before the correction would be 
thrown off in this case.

Would an additional line had solved it, like:
www/neon2|www/neon26|2008-05-05|Moved straight to www/neon26


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