On Thu, May 24, 2007 at 03:34:25PM -0400, Lewis Kapell wrote:
> Greetings,
> Sorry if this has been asked before, I did search the archives but 
> couldn't find the information I need.
> I have a 6.0 system that was installed with the minimum of optional 
> packages.  I want to install cvsup so that I can update my ports tree. 
> Trying to use pkg_add to install cvsup, I get the following message:
> Error: FTP Unable to get 
> ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-6.0-release/Latest/wget.tbz:
> File unavailable
> Looking at ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/ I see that 
> there is no longer a directory for 6.0-release.
> What do I need to do to get an updated ports tree?  Should I set 
> PACKAGESITE so that pkg_add can work?  And if so, what value should I 
> give it?  Or do I need to go in another direction?

Yes, you need to set PACKAGESITE.  Look for a mirror site that still
carries the old 6.0 packages (maybe ftp-archive).

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