On Wed, 28 Jul 2004 16:31:05 -0600
"Gary Aitken" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I just upgraded (I think :-)) from 4.5 to 4.10.
> Initially tried an upgrade, which failed because of an undefined reference
> in the X11 font server library (libfontconfig.so.1, FT_Get_BDF_Property").
> Not to be deterred, I then attempted to do a complete install over the top
> of everything.  This failed for the same reason.
> I then did an install without X11.  This sort of seemed to work, although I
> don't think things finished up properly because I didn't get the usual
> questions about running an http server, etc.
> However, it appeared the sys sources were updated and all the files were in
> place, so I built a custom kernel (needed for my network drivers) and
> things started up ok; it says it's 4.10-RELEASE #0, and files in /etc were
> replaced and had to be tweaked (rc.conf, etc).
> Unfortunately, the popper I was using (qpopper 4.0.3) was causing things on
> clients attempting to pop to hang, so I decided to update it.  I deleted it
> (pkg_delete), downloaded the new .tgz, and attempted to do a make:
>   Makefile error: There is a COMMENTFILE in this port.
>   COMMENTFILEs have been deprecated in 
>   favor of COMMENT variables.
>   Please rectify this.
>   *** Error code 1

It seems you have an updated set of ports/Mk/bsd.*.mk but the old ports
tree. cvsuping the hole tree, with no refuse files and rebuilding INDEX
would probably help. But you will end rebuilding pretty much everything.

Unregistered ;) FreeBSD "user"

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