At 07:48 AM 2/4/2003 -0800, you wrote:
On further checking on the /audio/arts port, I found the following: When I try to update the port, a wrong version is indicated - the installed version is arts-1.0.4,1 and the portupgrade program is trying to updat to 3.1,1 (which doesn't exist).On Tuesday 04 February 2003 07:00 am, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > Some time ago I chose FreeBSD over all other *nix systems because I > found the system better managed, easier to administrate, better > supported and simpler to update and upgrade both the OS and the > programs - especially through portupgrade. > Several times I have encountered glitches in the update process; some > I managed to figure out what the problem was, some other I just had > to wait until the port was corrected then re-cvsup and portupgrade. > This, on 2 similar FBSD v.4.7 installations. > > Currently I have encountered problems with updating KDE3 (because > kdegames3 had some sort of problem - I don't have time for the games > anyway, but this messes up the update - and the audio/arts program > also had problems) and Openoffice 1.02.I think you have something else that is wrong. For example, if you check the cvs-repository, nothing has been modified on kdegames since it was updated to version 3.1 6 days ago. About 18 hours ago, I cvsuped ports-all, rebuilt INDEX like you are supposed to do after cvsuping, and then ran portupgrade -pufr qt This rebuilt all of the ports that depend on qt-3.1.1_2 and pretty much includes all of kde and arts. What version are you trying to upgrade kde from? The older versions basically require a package delete and fresh install. They also don't work with XFree86-3.3.6. You have to use version 4.x. If a port requires to much space, then you need to use the prebuilt packages. Kent
On the ports site, there is no link to the sources - What is going on here?
BTW, I am using the latest version of XFree86 (4.2 or whatever, not the 3.6.6) and I regularly update - usually on Weekends. Usually, the problems I encounter are just the kind of thing I am experiencing now, there is no source listed for the arts program and the rest of the KDE3 port seems to be unaware of this .... :((
Now, what do I do? :((
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