cvsup ports update fails

john_oxley john_oxley
Fri Nov 14 13:58:59 GMT 2003


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Hi All,

I'm running FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE and have just updated my ports tree for =
the first time, brave huh! =20

Now I've tried to add a port (squirrelmail) and get the error :-

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
bash-2.05b# make install && make clean
There is no COMMENT variable defined
for this port. Please, rectify this.
*** Error code 1

Stop.
bash-2.05b#
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

I now get the same error for any port I try to install, I've surfed a =
bit and located =
http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-ports-bugs/2003-September/0134=
98.html but this is kind of too techie for me to comprehend!

Any help would be really appreciated!

Cheers,

JohnO

Email:-  john_oxley at blueyonder.co.uk
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<DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>Hi All,</FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>I'm running FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE and =
have=20
just&nbsp;</FONT><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>updated my ports tree for =
the first=20
time, brave huh!&nbsp; </FONT></DIV>
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<DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>Now I've tried to add a port =
(squirrelmail) and get=20
the error :-</FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=3DArial=20
size=3D2>++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++</FONT></DIV=
>
<DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>bash-2.05b# make install &amp;&amp; =
make=20
clean<BR>There is no COMMENT variable defined<BR>for this port. Please, =
rectify=20
this.<BR>*** Error code 1</FONT></DIV>
<DIV>&nbsp;</DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=3DArial=20
size=3D2>Stop.<BR>bash-2.05b#<BR>++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++=
++++++++++++</FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>I now get the same error for any port I =
try to=20
install, I've surfed a bit and located <A=20
href=3D"http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-ports-bugs/2003-Septem=
ber/013498.html">http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-ports-bugs/20=
03-September/013498.html</A>=20
</FONT>but this is kind of too techie for me to comprehend!</DIV>
<DIV>&nbsp;</DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>Any help would be really =
appreciated!</FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>Cheers,</FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>JohnO</FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2></FONT>&nbsp;</DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>Email:-&nbsp; <A=20
href=3D"mailto:john_oxley at blueyonder.co.uk">john_oxley at blueyonder.co.uk</=
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