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Re: /usr/ports missing on new install

From: Eirik Nygaard <eirikn@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2004 20:55:51 +0200

On Wed, Jul 21, 2004 at 11:43:10AM -0700, Brad Wright wrote:
> hello. I'm completely new to Dragonfly (and BSD) so forgive me if this is a
> stupid question. I just finished installing the dragonfly 1.0A, then ran
> cvsup with the following config file (from the guidebook):
> *default host=cvsup.dragonflybsd.org
> *default base=/usr
> *default prefix=/usr
> *default release=cvs
> *default release=cvs tag=.
> *default delete use-rel-suffix
> *default compress
> cvs-root
> cvs-src
> cvs-dfports
> then I tried to make install XFree86-4-Server but got the following error:
> "/usr/share/mk/bsd.dfport.mk", line 19: Could not find
> /usr/ports/Mk/bsd.port.mk
> It's easy to see why I got this error since there is no /usr/ports
> directory. So, I guess my question is: What did I do wrong and how can I fix
> it? Thanks in advance for any help.

You also need to grab the FreeBSD ports tree. The cvsup file is located at:
Just change the host from CHANGE_THIS.FreeBSD.org to your locale freebsd cvsup
mirror which you will find here:
and you should be all set.

Eirik Nygaard

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