On Mon, 2003-08-25 at 21:23, Erick Smith wrote: > I have a problem building ports on 2 of my machines. > > This problem is new, and occured on each machine (at different times) > following a problem with the ports database. Maybe I screwed up the > database? > > Anyway, here's what I get: > > ===> Installing for gettext-0.12.1 > ===> Generating temporary packing list > ===> Checking if devel/gettext already installed > *** Error code 1 > > This happens on any port build on both machines. On one machine I've been > able to force installs using: > > portinstall -f <insert port path here> > > This seems to only work on only one machine though. > > I'd really like to be able to cure this problem on both machines. Any clues?
Technically, this shouldn't happen on FreeBSD 5.x. However, I have thought of a few reasons why. First, with which user do you build ports? Can you send me the output of ls -ld /var/db/pkg (or whatever your PKGDB is? Can you send me the output of: pkg_info -q -O devel/gettext Thanks. Joe > > (Running FreeBSD-5.0 CURRENT on both machines) > > Thanks, > > Erick Smith > > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" -- PGP Key : http://www.marcuscom.com/pgp.asc
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