latest portupgrade problem

Mark Evenson mark.evenson at
Mon Jun 19 12:10:42 UTC 2006

I am getting (a possibly unrelated error):

portupgrade -as
Updating the pkgdb <format:dbm_hash> in /var/db/pkg ... ** Database file 
locked. Waiting.

Which waits forever.

Running with the following /etc/make.conf knobs:

# databases/ruby-bdb

# sysutils/portupgrade


Any ideas?
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