pkg_version says my ports need to be updated?
kurt.buff at gmail.com
Mon May 27 19:11:22 UTC 2013
Read the relevant portions of the handbook
On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 11:49 AM, Ed Flecko <edflecko at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you both!
> Since I want to know the "correct" way (or one of I'm sure many correct
> ways) of initially installing the OS and then getting it up to date (and
> staying up to date), can you tell me what I did wrong and/or what I might
> want to do differently?
> On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 11:16 AM, Matthew Seaman <matthew at freebsd.org>wrote:
>> On 27/05/2013 19:00, 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 then I ran:
>> > pkg_version -vIL =
>> > and it says "< needs updating (index has ...) on about 1 dozen items. So
>> > "index" is out of sync with my ports???
>> > What did I screw up and how do I correct it?
>> You seem to have updated the ports tree, which is a collection of
>> recipes for how to build ported software, but not actually updated by
>> rebuilding any of the ported software that has become out of date.
>> Try installing ports-mgmt/portmaster and then running
>> portmaster -a
>> Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.
>> PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey
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