failure portsdb

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Sun Feb 29 10:00:37 PST 2004

On Sun, Feb 29, 2004 at 06:04:12PM +0100, Thomas Welz wrote:
> Hallo,
> I have a problem with my ports. If I try to use commands like portsdb or
> portupgrade I get the following message.
> localhost# portsdb -F
> /usr/local/sbin/portsdb:35:in `require': No such file to load --pkgtools
> (LoadError)
>         from /usr/local/sbin/portsdb:35
> localhost#
> What have I done? How can I repair it?

The default version of Ruby changed from 1.6 to 1.8, which tends to
break the portupgrade tools.  To fix things, follow the instructions
in the commit message here:



Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.                       26 The Paddocks
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