cvsup ports update fails

Martin Hepworth martinh at solid-state-logic.com
Fri Nov 14 14:18:09 GMT 2003


John

how did you update the ports tree and have you rerun the update to see 
if it fixes the issue?



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Martin Hepworth
Senior Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic Ltd
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john_oxley wrote:

> Hi All,
>  
> I'm running FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE and have just updated my ports tree for 
> the first time, brave huh! 
>  
> 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/013498.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 <mailto:john_oxley at blueyonder.co.uk>



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