port register/unregister hogs up resources and takes forever

Scott Lambert lambert at lambertfam.org
Fri Sep 23 17:52:25 PDT 2005

On Mon, Sep 19, 2005 at 09:50:59AM +0300, Alexandru Balan wrote:
> I don't know why but on my laptop which has a pretty decent
> configuration, whenever a package is to be registered or unregistered,
> the system becomes unusable. Nothing like this occurs on any other fbsd
> machine and I just can't figure out when it started doing this.
> Attached(wrapping issues), an example of pkg_delete -v.
> Hints, advices anyone ?
< .... >
> Trying to remove dependency on package 'cdparanoia-3.9.8_7' with 'audio/cdparanoia' origin.
> Trying to remove dependency on package 'gnutls-1.0.24_1' with 'security/gnutls' origin.
> ...and so on. I did ^C here 'cause i lost patience. Each line took about 5-20 seconds 

Some random guesses:

Do you get any error messages on the console?

Have you tried rebuilding, or installing from a freebsd.org package, the
portupgrade utils, including ruby?

Have you run pkgdb -F?

Scott Lambert                    KC5MLE                       Unix SysAdmin
lambert at lambertfam.org

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