Re: Installing Gnome 2.8 on FreeBSD 5.3 : cvsup ?
From: Vincent Schmid (nospam_at_nospam.com)
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2004 22:02:32 +0100
> I suspect you haven't updated your ports tree. Mine reads (note the date):
Right, I had not updated my ports yet... As the answer (confirmation) to
my question comes next...
> You *need* the latest ports tree on your system before this will work. The
> supfile you need is in /usr/share/examples/cvsup/ports-supfile.
OK, it's done now!
> portsdb -Uu to make an INDEX and build the database.
Where is portsdb ? man portsdb gives nothing, and there is no reference
in the hanbook about it ?
> I suggest you read the handbook, especially the sections entitled
> "Installing Applications: Packages and Ports" in section 4 and "Using
> cvsup" in Appendix A.
I have downloaded the pdf and will print (and read) it...
Thanks for helping