Weird portmaster behaviour -- everything fails to install
dougb at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jul 28 01:13:16 UTC 2009
On Tue, 28 Jul 2009, Andrew Reilly wrote:
> Problem solved!
Well I'm glad to hear that in any case. :)
> In case anyone is interested, or has encountered a similar
> problem, I believe that my problem was that somehow my
> /var/db/pkg directory had a whole pile of near-duplicate entries
> corresponding to port revisions. Portmaster was checking the
> installed version against the MD5 hashes in the "old" version
> +CONTENTS file, and they weren't matching.
FYI, portmaster doesn't do anything with the md5 hashes in +CONTENTS, but
duplicate entries will definitely cause "issues."
This .signature sanitized for your protection
More information about the freebsd-stable