cvsup ports update fails

Simon Dick simond at irrelevant.org
Fri Nov 14 14:22:47 GMT 2003


On Fri, 2003-11-14 at 13:58, 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!

Did you cvsup ports-all or individual collections?
If you did individual collections, make sure you include ports-base too.





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