How can I rebuild prots databases?
stanb at panix.com
Thu Mar 4 13:39:39 PST 2004
On Thu, Mar 04, 2004 at 11:52:32AM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 04, 2004 at 08:07:54AM -0500, stan wrote:
> > I'n updating a bunch of older (around 4.2) machines. On ne of them I seem
> > to have managed to toatly muck up the ports dayabases :0(
> > I'm getting things like this when I run portupgrade:
> > ! (pgaccess-0.98.6) (missing origin)
> > ! (acroread-3.02) (missing origin)
> > ! (netscape-wrapper-2000.07.07) (missing origin)
> Whichever way you go you'll have to either reinstall these ports by
> hand or tell portupgrade where they live in the ports tree (see
> e.g. the -o flag to portupgrade). You installed them before the ports
> collection started recording the location of the port used to install
> the package, so you can rebuild the databases as much as you like, but
> it won't fix it :)
AH, that explains what's goin on.
Is there a way to do this without spending a whole day or so doing things
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