Bug 168939

Summary: Port upgrade documentation missing from Application Jail
Product: Documentation Reporter: roland
Component: DocumentationAssignee: freebsd-doc mailing list <doc>
Status: Open ---    
Severity: Affects Only Me    
Priority: Normal    
Version: Latest   
Hardware: Any   
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Description roland 2012-06-11 07:30:10 UTC
Information about upgrading ports is missing from: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/jails-application.html.


Using portmaster results in an error to backup the port:


mkdir: /usr/ports/packages: No such file or directory

===>>> Creating a backup package for old version libiconv-1.13.1_2

===>>> Cannot cd into /usr/ports/packages/portmaster-backup to create a package
===>>> Aborting update

===>>> Update for converters/libiconv failed
===>>> Aborting update

Fix: 

Add the following line to Handbook 16.6.1.2 step 5 and 16.6.1.4 Upgrading step 2:

ln -sf ../../s/packages usr/ports/packages

And add a small section/link to/about using portmaster to upgrade the ports.
How-To-Repeat: Install a Jail with nullfs according to http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/jails-application.html.

Build ports, update portstree, run portmaster -a
Comment 1 Benedict Reuschling freebsd_committer 2012-06-18 19:14:49 UTC
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From-To: freebsd-doc->bcr

I will work on this one.
Comment 2 Benedict Reuschling freebsd_committer 2012-06-26 18:52:32 UTC
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Can you check whether the attached patch is what you had in mind?

Regards

Benedict Reuschling
FreeBSD Documentation Committer

The FreeBSD Documentation Project
FreeBSD German Documentation Project - https://doc.bsdgroup.de

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Comment 3 Benedict Reuschling freebsd_committer 2012-06-26 19:17:46 UTC
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From-To: open->feedback

Set to feedback-state until we get an answer from the submitter about my patch.
Comment 4 Benedict Reuschling freebsd_committer 2013-03-25 11:53:33 UTC
Responsible Changed
From-To: bcr->freebsd-doc

Back to the pool, not time to work on this at the moment.
Comment 5 Eitan Adler freebsd_committer freebsd_triage 2017-12-31 08:00:35 UTC
For bugs matching the following criteria:

Status: In Progress Changed: (is less than) 2014-06-01

Reset to default assignee and clear in-progress tags.

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