> I'm upgrading all the ports I have installed and the command I > used is "portupgrade -aP", exluding ruby and portupgrade itself. > Sad news is that for every single package it tries to fetch it doesn't > find anything, so it uses the ports, and it needs lots of time to compile > everything. (gnome, X, firefox are not so fast to compile!) > Am I doing something wrong or are the packages really missing? >
Portupgrade won't install packages -- it'll upgrade your ports using the ports tree. If you want the latest software, you need to compile using ports. Packages are built once, when the X.X-RELEASE comes out. Did you read the portupgrade man page? > I'm using freeBSD 7.0-release on a i386 architectyre and I'm trying to > update the ports after > having done portsnap fetch update, so it should be trying to install the > latest version of the ports. > If you upgraded (you never specified from what version you upgraded from), say from 7.0-RELEASE to 7.1-RC1, you will get the latest packages by deinstalling your current packages and reinstalling using pkg_add. -- Glen Barber _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"