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 :). Kent > > 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 http://users.owt.com/kstewart/index.html Support the Bison at http://www.buffalofieldcampaign.org/ _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"