[PC-BSD Support] System updates
arthurbarlow at earthlink.net
Wed Oct 15 06:29:59 PDT 2008
On Oct 15, 2008, at 5:58 AM, Kris Moore wrote:
> 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?
>> Support mailing list
>> Support at lists.pcbsd.org
> 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
Thanks Kris. That worked.
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