In the last episode (Aug 28), Adam McLaurin said: > On Thu, 2003-08-28 at 14:35, Drew Tomlinson wrote: > > It seems that the ports I have installed on my system are newer than the > > ones in the ports tree. If I run portversion, I get output that looks > > like this: > > > > farmer# portversion -v -L= > > XFree86-Server-4.3.0_6 > succeeds port (port has 4.3.0_5) > > cdrtools-2.0_1 > succeeds port (port has 2.0) > > gconf-1.0.9_3 > succeeds port (port has 1.0.9_2) > > gdm2-184.108.40.206 > succeeds port (port has 220.127.116.11_1) > > gnomegames2-2.2.1_1 > succeeds port (port has 2.2.1) > > > > And the list goes on. I've updated my ports tree using cvsup and it > > finishes successfully. I've also run portsdb -uU to update the indexes > > however the problem persists. > > > > I'm stumped and don't know what else to check. Any ideas? I'm running > > 4.8. > > Double-check that you only have one copy of these ports installed. I've > seen this problem before, only to discover multiple copies of the same > port were installed. Some 'pkgdb -F' might be in order here .. > > Also, I'd recommend 'make index' from /usr/ports instead of using > 'portsdb -U'. Much more reliable!
I just use pkg_version -vL=, which doesn't use the index, but can get slow if you have hundreds of ports installed. -- Dan Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"