Error When Attempting to Use portmanager

Gerard Seibert gerard-seibert at
Wed Aug 25 15:30:18 PDT 2004

On Wednesday, August 25, 2004 3:34:51 AM Francis GUDIN <francis at> wrote:

|>In gmane.os.freebsd.questions, you wrote:
|>> Hash: SHA1
|>> System information:
|>> root at rcn ~ $ uname -a
|>> FreeBSD 5.2.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 5.2.1-RELEASE #0: Mon Feb 23 20:45:55 
|>> GMT 2004     root at  i386
|>> root at rcn ~ $
|>> I saw a posting here a while back about 'portmanager'. I decided to give it a 
|>> try. I got it from the ports, and everything seemed all right.
|>> However, when I attempt to run the program, I receive the following error 
|>> message:
|>> root at rcn ~ $ portmanager -u
|>> reading /usr/local/etc/portmanager/pm-020.conf, size 1145
|>> Segmentation fault (core dumped)
|>> Segmentation fault (core dumped)
|>> pmupgrade 0.2.0 error: pmStatus returned an error, cannot continue
|>> Does anyone have a suggestion?
|>> Thanks
|>> Gerard Seibert
|>> gerard-seibert at
|>Nice to hear something about portmanager: i hope we can push it forward.
|>Regarding that issue you're facing, i think recompiling with symbols
|>("-g" flag on cc) and getting a backtrace of this fault would please
|>Michael C. Shultz <ringworm at>, developper of portmanager.
|>Francis Gudin.

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Wednesday, August 25, 2004 6:25:16 PM

OK, I am not that knowledgable about compiling programs, etc. Exactly how
do I recompile with ("-g" flag on cc). Does this cause it to get a
backtrace? If not, then how do I go about it?


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