On Tue, Feb 27, 2001 at 11:23:21AM -0800, Julian Elischer wrote:
> [on -current]
> So I updated the vmware port via CVS today
> but it refuses to build with:
> jules# make
> Error: your port uses an old layout. Please update it to match this
> bsd.port.mk. If you have updated your ports collection via cvsup and are still
> getting this error, see Q12 and Q13 in the cvsup FAQ on http://www.polstra.com
> for further information.
> I don't see how these are relavent since I mirror the CVS tree and checked
> the ports out from CVS.
You're updating with CVS, not cvsup, so the question doesn't apply.
> Is it true that the ports tree cannot build at the moment because
> it's inconsitent with itself?
Nope. You have extra files in your ports directory because the attics
were removed from the repo, so CVS thinks they're your files and
doesn't delete them. Remove them by hand (look for lines in your cvs
update starting with '?').