cvsup ports update fails

Martin Hepworth martinh at
Fri Nov 14 14:18:09 GMT 2003


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

Martin Hepworth
Senior Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic Ltd
tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

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 
> but this is kind of too techie for me to comprehend!
> Any help would be really appreciated!
> Cheers,
> JohnO
> Email:-  john_oxley at <mailto:john_oxley at>


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