Weird portmaster behaviour -- everything fails to install
v.haisman at sh.cvut.cz
Tue Jul 28 07:23:13 UTC 2009
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Andrew Reilly wrote:
> Problem solved!
> 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. I assume that I
> acquired all of these out-of-date pkg entries through a backup
> restore mishap: I've been having gmirror issues lately (not
> gmirror's fault, I think -- just a series of dodgy hard drives.)
> All is good again. No duplicate db/pkg entries at last, and
> portmaster runs to completion as intended.
How have you managed to fix the duplicate entries? Can pkgdb -Ffu or
such fix that?
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