pkg_version says my ports need to be updated?

RW rwmaillists at
Mon May 27 18:16:37 UTC 2013

On Mon, 27 May 2013 11:00:52 -0700
Ed Flecko wrote:

> Clearly, I'm doing something wrong.
> :-)
> I thought I was using svn to keep my ports, src and docs up to date,
> but pkg_version seems to disagree.
> I'm running 9.1 and I've installed ports, src, and docs as part of my
> install. After that, I use subversion to (I thought) make sure
> everything was up to date.
> I ran these commands:
> /usr/local/bin/svn up /usr/src
> /usr/local/bin/svn up /usr/ports
> /usr/local/bin/svn up /usr/doc
> and it says "< needs updating (index has ...) on about 1 dozen items.
> So my "index" is out of sync with my ports???

You updated the source code for the base system, and the ports tree
(instructions for building and installing packages from source). You
updated neither the base system nor the installed packages. Take
another look at the handbook.

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