On Fri, 9 Apr 2004, Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. wrote:

> It is best to have a ports tree that contains almost
> everything except foreign languages when using BSD on
> a "workstation" or in a "desktop" environment --- there are
> so many dependancies.

So I thought. I edited away everything that was exotic languages ports and
kept the rest.

> That said, you haven't told us how old your ports tree
> is; please look at /usr/ports/UPDATING and note that
> in the last few months there have been a couple of big
> issues, namely new versions of expat and gettext, IIRC,
> that affect many, many of the commonly used 3rd party
> sw packages/ports.

Stupid me. I had 5.2-RELEASE installed, and did a cvsup 4 days ago. I have
followed all the instructions in the UPDATING file.

/andreas
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