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Monday, April 29, 2013

freebsd-update error

Freebsd-update error:

root@FreeBSD:/ # freebsd-update fetch
Looking up mirrors... 3 mirrors found.
Fetching metadata signature for 9.1-RELEASE from done.
Fetching metadata index... done.
Inspecting system... done.
Preparing to download files... done.

The following files will be added as part of updating to 9.1-RELEASE-p2:

root@FreeBSD:/ # freebsd-update install
Installing updates...install: ///usr/src/crypto/openssl/ssl/s3_cbc.c: No such file or directory

to solve it, just create that missing folder - mkdir -p /usr/src/crypto/openssl/ssl

This happens if you did not install sources tree.

1 comment:

Matias Colli said...

Hi, there are two workarounds:

1.Disable updating /usr/src: setting the /etc/freebsd-update.conf configuration file excluding src from Components line.

2. Create manually a missing directory: # mkdir -p /usr/src/crypto/openssl/ssl.

Matias Colli
UNIX SysAdmin