latest portupgrade problem

Sergey Matveychuk sem at
Mon Jun 19 13:40:35 UTC 2006

Mark Evenson wrote:
> 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.

Not forever really but only two minutes.
Looks like you have a dead lock file which will removed after timeout or
you can remove it by hands: rm /var/db/pkg/pkgdb.db.lock


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