[PC-BSD Testing] Fetch Ports Tree is not extracting to /usr

Ben Milman ben at ixsystems.com
Thu Apr 19 10:40:37 PDT 2012


No problem. This just further supports my thought about how confusing
that section is, if someone "tech savvy" and familiar with PC-BSD can
still be tripped up by it. Kris said he'll probably rework before 9.1.

Ben

On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 10:34 AM, claive alvin Acedilla
<cabpacedilla at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Ben
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 8:17 PM, Ben Milman <ben at ixsystems.com> wrote:
>>
>> The "fetch ports tree" button there is for the ports jail (and it
>> fails silently if your ports jail is not initiated, see
>> https://trac.pcbsd.org/ticket/592) - the one you want for the main
>> system is "fetch system ports tree". This is a usability defect I've
>> already requested a revision to (https://trac.pcbsd.org/ticket/593)
>>
>> Ben
>>
>> On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 9:49 AM, claive alvin Acedilla
>> <cabpacedilla at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Steps:
>> > 1. Run Control Panel
>> > 2. Double click System Manager
>> > 3. Input root password
>> > 4. Click Tasks Tab
>> > 5. Click Fetch Ports Tree
>> > 6. Portsnap download will start and will finish after some time with the
>> > the
>> > message "Finished" but when I checked in /usr, ports folder is not
>> > there.
>> >
>> > Im using PCBSD 9.0 USBLite 32-bit
>> >
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