On Mon, 2004-01-05 at 18:22, Rishi Chopra wrote: > For some reason, I can't seem to update the index for the ports database: > > idfubar# cd /usr/ports > idfubar# make index > Generating INDEX-5 - please wait..perl: not found > perl: not found > Done. > > I also tried attempting my first 'portsdb -Uu' after a successful CVSUp, > but am running into some problems: > > idfubar# portsdb -Uu > Updating the ports index ... perl: not found > /usr/local/sbin/make_describe_pass2:70:in `write': Broken pipe > (Errno::EPIPE) > from /usr/local/sbin/make_describe_pass2:70:in `puts' > from /usr/local/sbin/make_describe_pass2:70 > failed to generate INDEX! > portsdb: index generation error > > > Can anyone explain why I might be getting these errors? My installation > was a minimal install, do I need to install something else for the 'make > index' command to work properly?
Yes, you need Perl. You can install it from /usr/ports/lang/perl5. Joe > > -R > _______________________________________________ > [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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