Portsnap gets ports that claim to be out of date

Michael Powell nightrecon at hotmail.com
Sat Mar 30 08:13:32 UTC 2013

John Levine wrote:

> When I do portsnap update and try building stuff, I get errors like this:
> "Mk/bsd.port.mk", line 5: warning: You are using a ports file that
> originated from CVS!! "Mk/bsd.port.mk", line 6: warning: The FreeBSD
> project has switched from CVS to SubVersion.
> "Mk/bsd.port.mk", line 7: warning: This CVS repository is NO LONGER
> UPDATED!  If you see this "Mk/bsd.port.mk", line 8: warning: message then
> your tree is STALE and you need to follow "Mk/bsd.port.mk", line 9:
> warning: the update instructions to receive any more updates.
> I'm not using CVS, I'm using portsnap.  Any ideas?  It's a 9.1 system,
> fully up to date as far as I know.

Have you tried doing: portsnap fetch update instead of portsnap update?


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