On 2007.10.04 00:17:00 +0000, Philip M. Gollucci wrote: > Rem P Roberti wrote: > > On 2007.10.04 00:00:41 +0000, Philip M. Gollucci wrote: > >> Rem P Roberti wrote: > >>> Ok...this one must have slipped past me. I attempted to udate the ports > >>> tree with the usual portsdb -Fu and > >>> discover that there is no access to freebsd.org. What have I missed? > >> Its not just you -- try a mirror. > >> > >> If I didn't know better, I would say a router on the internet that > >> freebsd.org is behind is having issues. > >> > >> This has been sporadically happening a lot recently for a lot of people. > >> > >>> Rem > > > > Ok...it looks as though it isn't something on this end. I'm pretty much a > > newbie, and would like to know how > > to use portsdb in conjunction with a mirror. TIA. > Well normally you would use a mirror -- I misread that as cvsup not > portsdb. The -F option: > > -F > --fetchindex Fetch the ports index file called INDEX from the > official site. > > If you haven't tweaked your ports tree you should be able to just to > portsdb -u for now.
Good deal...thank you very much. Rem _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"