upgrading all installed packages problem.

Kent Stewart kstewart at owt.com
Fri Dec 2 10:16:45 PST 2005

On Friday 02 December 2005 03:51 am, Mehmet Fatih AKBULUT wrote:
> hi all.
> i tried to run #portupgrade -arR but got the error below:
> root at localhost# portupgrade -arR
> [Updating the pkgdb <format:dbm_hash> in /var/db/pkg ... - 328
> packages found (-7 +128)
> (...)/usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/pkgdb.rb:466: [BUG]
> Segmentation fault
> ruby 1.8.2 (2004-12-25) [i386-freebsd5]
> Abort trap (core dumped)
> root at localhost#
> how can i fix this error ?
> any suggestion ?

You need to update portupgrade and the ruby dependencies and then force 
update the databases. 

I have hit this once in awhile and I have force built each one. I think 
there were cases where I manually had to build ruby to get around the 
database problem that is killing it. 

You can force update the databases with "portsdb -fu" and "pkgdb -fF".

I do as little as possible until it works and each solution was 


> Regards.
> Bye
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Kent Stewart
Richland, WA


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