portsdb -U fails

Andrea Venturoli ml at netfence.it
Fri May 4 07:46:10 UTC 2012

I know portupgrade is somewhat deprecated, but...

On several boxes I get the following:
> # portsdb -U
> Updating the ports index ... Generating INDEX.tmp - please wait.. Done.
> portsdb: can't convert nil into String

Is there any way I can debug this?

The boxes are 7.4/8.2 i386/amd64 with different versions of ruby and bdb 

Maybe some port has some invalid value and I might just exclude it as a 
temporary fix... but which one is it?

  bye & Thanks

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