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Date:      Tue, 01 May 2007 22:43:27 -0500
From:      "W. D." <WD@US-Webmasters.com>
To:        Garrett Cooper <youshi10@u.washington.edu>
Cc:        FreeBSD-Questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Make is broken! How to fix?
Message-ID:  <20070502034402.2171313C455@mx1.freebsd.org>
In-Reply-To: <4637F691.7030809@u.washington.edu>
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At 21:25 5/1/2007, Garrett Cooper wrote:
>W. D. wrote:
>> At 20:59 5/1/2007, Matt Emmerton wrote:
>>> usw2# cd make++
>>> usw2# ls -lt
>>> total 5
>>> -rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  1221 May  1 18:35 Makefile
>>> -rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel   190 May  1 18:35 distinfo
>>> -rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel   643 May  1 18:35 pkg-plist
>>> -rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel   602 Oct 17  2004 pkg-descr
>>> usw2# make install
>>> "/usr/ports/Mk/bsd.port.mk", line 5460: Malformed conditional
>>> (defined(USE_RCORDER) || defined(USE_RC_SUBR) && ${USE_RC_SUBR:U} !=3D=
 "YES")
>>> "/usr/ports/Mk/bsd.port.mk", line 5470: Malformed conditional
>>> (defined(USE_RC_SUBR) && ${USE_RC_SUBR:U} !=3D "YES")
>>> "/usr/ports/Mk/bsd.port.mk", line 5481: if-less endif
>>> "/usr/ports/Mk/bsd.port.mk", line 5481: Need an operator
>>> "/usr/ports/Mk/bsd.port.mk", line 5958: if-less endif
>>> "/usr/ports/Mk/bsd.port.mk", line 5958: Need an operator
>>> make: fatal errors encountered -- cannot continue
>>>
>>> FreeBSD 4.4-RELEASE
>>>
>>> Just ran cvsup.  Any ideas?
>>> ------
>>>
>>> The ports collection is only guaranteed to work on the current release=
 of
>>> FreeBSD, which is 6.2.
>>> You're running 4.4-REL, which is fairly old (~5.5 years -- Sep/2001) and=
 you
>>> should consider upgrading.
>>=20
>> How do I do that without killing this production server?
>>=20
>>> --
>>> Matt Emmerton
>
>W.D.,
>	You can't unfortunately. The only way to go about this is plan out a=20
>date when you can take down the server for approximately 1-5 hours=20
>(comfortably) depending on what you need to compile / install, and the=20
>speed of the machine.
>	Another option (not really encouraged, but available), is to take=20
>cvsup, sync to the most current 5.5 / 6.2 tree, and compile, then take=20
>down your machine quickly into single-user mode while installing the new=20
>kernel / world. The process is in gross detail here:=20
><http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/cutting-edge.htm=
l>.
>
>	Also, did you know that your mail address probably is getting marked as=20
>spam by the majority of the users on this list running anti-spam software?

Why?  What anti-spam methods are you using?

>
>Mark,
>	That's not true. The ports collection is supposed to work for all=20
>versions of FreeBSD which are supported, which includes 5.x.
>
>-Garrett
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