John DeStefano <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > Thanks Lowell. Well, your suggestions made sense and at the very least > have showed me that the host name in the file was wrong... I've now > changed it to an actual cvsup mirror (cvsup3.FreeBSD.org), and also > tested the file with and without adding "tag=." after "ports-all". But > I'm still getting the same error (Release not specified for collection > "host=cvsup3.FreeBSD.org"). > Here's the file excluding commented-out lines: > ===== > host=cvsup3.FreeBSD.org
There's your problem. This line shouldn't be there. It doesn't start with *default, so cvsup tries to interpret it (the whole thing) as a collection name. > base=/usr > prefix=/usr Remove these too. > *default host=cvsup3.FreeBSD.org > *default base=/usr > *default prefix=/usr > *default release=cvs tag=. > *default delete use-rel-suffix > *default compress > ports-all tag=. > ====== > These are the times when I feel like doing "rm -rf /"!! :( It could be worse: "user-friendly" software gives *fewer* indications of the source of a problem... :-) _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"