portmaster and portmanager disagree
kline at tao.thought.org
Thu Mar 29 22:00:11 UTC 2007
On Thu, Mar 29, 2007 at 10:17:07PM +0100, Mark Ovens wrote:
> Robert Noland wrote:
> >On Thu, 2007-03-29 at 19:46 +0100, Mark Ovens wrote:
> >>Tried updating all my ports - all 439 of them - sing ``portmanager -u''.
> >>Numerous failures, conflicts etc. as usual. Got most of them sorted but
> >>``portmanager -s'' still reports a load as MISSING, but they aren't; the
> >>directories are in /var/db/pkg and the apps work.
> >I suspect that one of your /var/db/pkg entries is corrupt, try doing a
> >"pkg_info" and note any errors that get reported. Manually rebuild the
> >port with the corrupted entry and then try portmanager again.
> Thanks for the response Robert, but unfortunately, pkg_info returns no
I thought I was the only one with these symptoms. Very much
like the ones you describe, and pkg_info is no help. Similarly
with the other build/upgrade/fixit tools. After several weeks '
of this, I've come to the conclusion that the upgrade side of
things is very busted. (****)
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