Bus Error in protsdb.rb updating INDEX.db

Dan Finn dhrider at gmail.com
Fri Sep 3 14:54:09 PDT 2004

How do you tell ruby to skip that line?  That might be at least a
usable hack for some of us until this is fixed.

On Fri, 3 Sep 2004 17:48:44 -0400, Michael Edenfield <kutulu at kutulu.org> wrote:
> I've been working on the INDEX.db building problem people seem to be
> having, and have at least managed to track down the problem.  It's this
> line in the INDEX-5 file (wrapping ahead):
> Origin:8465:databases/py-bsddb3
> Port Info:8465:py23-bsddb3-4.2.4|/usr/ports/databases/py-bsddb3|/usr/local|Python extension module for BerkeleyDB 3 and 4|/usr/ports/databases/py-bsddb3/pkg-descr|perky at FreeBSD.org|databases python|db41-4.1.25_2 python-2.3.4_2|db41-4.1.25_2 python-2.3.4_2|http://pybsddb.sourceforge.net/
> I haven't figured out why this line break, but trying to do:
> origin = port_info.origin
> @db[origin] = port_info
> is what's causing the bus error.  Coincidentally, I can print origin and
> portinfo, as you can see above, but can't assign to it.  If I have ruby
> skip that line in the index file, it keeps right on going and finishes
> with no problems.
> I'm going to keep working on this, but perhaps a more experienced ruby
> guru can see what's wrong here...

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