On Thu, 2004-04-29 at 18:08, Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote: > On Thu, 29 Apr 2004 16:50:29 +1000 > Kiel Stirling <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > On Thu, 2004-04-29 at 16:47, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote: > > > On Thu, 2004-04-29 at 02:41, Ariane & Ron Joordens wrote: > > > > Hello Everyone, > > > > > > > > I have a corrupt package database. The +CONTENTS file in > > > > /var/db/pkg/gedit2-2.4.1_1 is missing. I think that I can fix this in > > > > two ways: > > > > > > > > 1. Reinstall gedit2-2.4.1_1. Unfortunately I have since cvsuped and the > > > > gedit2 now available is gedit2-2.6. Could somebody email me the contents > > > > of /usr/ports/editors/gedit2? > > > > > > > > 2. Copy the +CONTENTS file from another source. Could somebody email me > > > > their +CONTENTS file? > > > > > > Just remove the bad /var/db/pkg directory, and upgrade all of your > > > ports. Remember to read /usr/ports/UPDATING on how to properly upgrade > > > GNOME. > > > > Are you insane ?? build for 10hrs to replace a +CONTENTS file. You must > > be > > Well, you can thank this insane guy because his efforts makes you able > to use that and many other ports. > Please choose your words more carefully next time. > Noted however, I would expect better from the ports maintainer than to advise the above. The idea of re building all ports to gain a +CONTENTS file is truly bad advice. This would indeed fail due to the release of gnome 2.6. Its all over the freebsd/gnome site not to blindly portupgrade 2.4 to 2.6.
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