On Friday 03 September 2004 11:23 am, Mark Ovens wrote:
> kstewart wrote:
> > His PACKAGESITE environment variable is set to a wrong location. I think
> > that he needs to set it using something like
> >
> > setenv PACKAGESITE
> > ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-4-stable/All
> Thanks Kent, but it didn't work. Setting it made it search in
> ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/All. I eventually found
> that it's PKG_SITES that needs setting (and you don't include 'All')
> after trawling through pkgtools.conf. Unfortunately it's not documented
> in the portupgrade manpage.

Great! I tried it and it didn't work but I will save this for next time :).

I use it so rarely that the mechanism is usally forgotten by the next time :).


> Anyway, I've got it all working now - thanks for the push in the right
> direction, and thanks Phil too for the input.
> Regards,
> Mark
> > or his favorite mirror, as all one line. and then run portupgrade -PPa.
> > It defaults to the 4.9 release packages and they never change. I have
> > only used PACKAGESITE once and that was to update KDE. The sites were so
> > busy that my computer would build it almost as fast as I could download
> > it.

Kent Stewart
Richland, WA

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