Portupgrade and "Updating the portsdb"

Daniel Bye freebsd-questions at slightlystrange.org
Thu Feb 10 17:07:03 UTC 2011


On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 04:33:17PM +0300, c0re wrote:
> Hello all!
> 
> I've got set of servers that uses NFS mounted /usr/ports. When I use
> "portupgrade samba" on 1st server it says
> [/usr/ports/INDEX-7.db: unexpected file type or format -- Invalid
> argument] [Updating the portsdb <format:bdb_btree> in /usr/ports ... -
> 22601 port entries found  error] Remove and try again.
> [Updating the portsdb <format:dbm_hash> in /usr/ports ... - 22601 port
> entries found .........1000.........2000.........3000.........4000.........5000.........6000.........7000.........8000.........9000.........10000.........11000.........12000.........13000.........14000.........15000.........16000.........17000.........18000.........19000.........20000.........21000.........22000......
> ..... done]
> 
> Okay. It took 10-15 mins to rebuild.
> 
> Then I say "portupgrade samba" on 2nd server it says again
> [/usr/ports/INDEX-7.db: unexpected file type or format -- Invalid
> argument] [Updating the portsdb <format:bdb_btree> in /usr/ports ... -
> 22601 port entries found  error] Remove and try again.
> and rebuild portsdb.
> 
> Why is it so?
> 
> Ports are updated via "portsnap fetch update".
> 
> /etc/portsnap.conf has
> INDEX INDEX-5 DESCRIBE.5
> INDEX INDEX-6 DESCRIBE.6
> INDEX INDEX-7 DESCRIBE.7
> INDEX INDEX-8 DESCRIBE.8
> 
> So while portupgrade rebuilds portsdb it's not possible use
> portupgrade on 2nd server because later build process will fail on 1st
> or second server.
> 
> What can I do with it? Why portupgrade always thinks that
> [/usr/ports/INDEX-7.db: unexpected file type or format -- Invalid
> argument]?

Are you using the same versions of ruby, portupgrade, ruby-bdb and bdb on
both machines?

Dan

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