I guess you have used something wrong in the supfile. Pull up /usr/share/example/cvsup/ports-supfile and edit that file directly. It should work fine.
Regards S. On Thu, 9 Sep 2004 01:39:24 -0400 (EDT), Lee Lispon <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Hello. I am running FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE I have recently had a problem with > ports and cannot get the ports to download completely. Basically, in an effort > to save space and exclude ports that I never need like x11, japanese, etc.. > I deleted these directories from the /usr/ports directory and changed by > entry in the /etc/cvsupfile from: > > ports-all > > to: > > ports-base > ports-archivers > ports-converters > ports-databases > ports-devel > ports-editors > ports-ftp > ports-japanese > ports-security > ports-shells > ports-sysutils > ports-www > . > . > . > > Unfortunatly, the next time I executed /usr/local/bin/cvsup -g -L 2 -P - > /etc/cvsupfile most of my remaining ports were deleted. Ex. My intention was to have > a complte /usr/ports/www directory, however, this only contains two > directories. > > apache13 > php5-cgi > > Also, I should have a sysutils directory. Well, in this case the directory is > completely gone. I have also notice that most Makefiles have been deleted. > I attempted to completely rebuild my ports directories from a 4.9 CD. They all > copied over fine but when I execute /usr/local/bin/cvsup (This time with the > original ports-all) all my ports are deleted again. This is very frustrating. > I hope that someone can help and I appologize for the long description. > > Please send me email directly and I will followup with the resolution. > > Lee > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > -- Subhro Sankha Kar School of Information Technology Block AQ-13/1 Sector V ZIP 700091 India _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"