Slow portupgrade in 5.3-RELEASE
brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Tue Nov 23 10:35:40 PST 2004
On Tue, Nov 23, 2004 at 12:28:16PM -0600, Sean Welch wrote:
> I just compiled portupgrade from an updated ports system 3 days ago.
> I've noticed that the program is inordinately slow during the db
> update phase where it displays the following:
> Updating the ports index ... Generating INDEX.tmp - please wait..
> By "inordinate" I mean it takes 15 to 20 minutes to complete. This is
> definitely not the case under any other revision of FreeBSD I've ever
> tried to use it on...
> Is anyone else seeing this? Any suggestions as to what the problem
> might be? It seems to be spending all this time constructing INDEX
> files under a subdirectory up in /tmp -- and doing it SLOWLY.
Read /usr/ports/UPDATING. We no longer store an instantly outdated
INDEX in the repository.
Any statement of the form "X is the one, true Y" is FALSE.
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