Corrupt Ports - arts and jackit
jeff.cross at averageadmins.com
Wed Mar 29 04:23:13 UTC 2006
Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 09:47:54PM -0600, Jeff Cross wrote:
>> Kris Kennaway wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 09:22:35PM -0600, Jeff Cross wrote:
>>>> I have tried uninstalling these ports (probably a bad thing)
>>> No..but you didn't uninstall jackit, as you saw below.
>> I tried to deinstall jack as well, just to be funny, and was returned:
> Yes, I already told you to do this in my previous reply (quoted above)
>> ===> Deinstalling for audio/jack
>> pkg_info: the package info for package 'arts-1.5.1_1,1' is corrupt
>> pkg_info: the package info for package 'jackit-0.100.0_2' is corrupt
>> ===> jackit not installed, skipping
>> ===> Returning to user credentials
>> Any suggestions?
> Set FORCE_PKG_REGISTER when installing to overwrite the corrupted
>> If this helps, I upgrade ports by running portupgrade
>> -varRPP and if no packages exist I run portupgrade -varR. I install
>> ports by running make install clean. I also run portsclean -C and
>> portsclean -DD on a regular basis. Shouldn't this keep things "clean"?
> Yes, but apparently you forgot it when building things by hand before
> sending your previous email.
> Anyway, the above should get you back on track.
Thanks for your help, Kris. Setting FORCE_PKG_REGISTER worked like a
champ. I saw that in the errors returned initially but wanted to see if
there was something I was doing wrong. I also needed some encouragement
before proceeding. :)
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