why so many errors with ports??

Peter Boosten peter at boosten.org
Sun Jun 6 06:40:20 UTC 2010

On 6 jun 2010, at 00:39, Giorgos Tsiapaliokas <terietor at gmail.com>  

> hello,
> i am coming from the linux world i was a gentoo user and i have  
> install on
> my second machine FBSD,i have made many formats but every time i try  
> to
> install a graphical enviroment (such as xfce,kde) many many errors  
> come up.
> i have heard that the ports are more stable than portage but with  
> portage i
> didn't have so many errors (actually i can't recall a time when  
> portage
> "died")
> am i doing sth wrong or ports comes up with many errors??
> P.S.: 1 week not i haven't manage to install a graphical enviroment
> thanks in advance
> ______________________________

I had lots of problems updating my ports due to the change in libgmp.

According to the UPDATE file in /urs/ports portupgrade would  
automatically take care of it, however it didn't.

Not sure if related to the OP's question, but maybe worth mentioning.



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