On Sat, Jul 26, 2003 at 02:05:44AM -0300, Leonardo Lazarte wrote: > > Dear Tom, > > Unfortunately you have found a problem which those > in the know prefer to ignore.
No-one's ignoring it, it's been discussed multiple times over the past few weeks, with full explanations and workarounds. > The ports system has been broken with the last > upgrade, and many of us which have found the same > problem could not find a solution. > > It has been suggested by some that you could copy > pkg_info from some newer version. Other person suggested > re-building pkg_install (in fact, it was incorrectly > suggested to build pkg_info), after cvsuping src. > > I tried both, with no luck. > > I will go the hard way, re-installing the system, with > a new version. > > As a side note, I mentioned that I have been using > FreeBSD for a decade (of course a rough estimate), and > have been corrected by very knowledgeble (sp?) people > in opposite directions. One said that FreeBSD was not > yet ten years old, other said it was ten years three > months. But still no help with a solution. No they didn't. The first release of FreeBSD was less than ten years ago, but the project itself is ten years and 3 weeks old. Both of these facts are documented. Kris
Description: PGP signature