[PC-BSD Support] System updates

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Wed Oct 15 05:58:06 PDT 2008

Arthur Barlow wrote:
> I'm new to PCBSD, but I have use FreeBSD for a few years.  I decided I  
> wanted to try it see what Kris was able to "wrap" in easy-to-use  
> packages.  It's great.  But I've run into the first thing to confuse  
> me.  The "system update" flag comes up in the tray and when I double  
> click it a dialog box pops up that shows three system updates.  I  
> choose the "select all" button and then select "Install selected  
> packages."  But, then I get a message saying that the "file already  
> exists", and a dialog box that allows me to rename the file.  I do  
> that, but then the dialog clears, and the next time the update manager  
> runs, it says I still need to install the same three packages.  What  
> am I doing wrong?
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Thats a bug in the system updater :( I've fixed it, but you'll have to 
manually remove a file first to download the fixed system updater.

(as root)
# rm /PCBSD/tmp/*

Now run the updater, and only apply the system-updater patch this time 
first, and restart the updater program. It should be fixed the next time 
you apply patches.


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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