ports system woes
pav at FreeBSD.org
Wed Mar 26 06:59:20 PDT 2008
On Wed, 26 Mar 2008 14:18:00 +0100, Michel Talon wrote
> In fact last year i wrote a python script which reads all the
> /var/db/pkg/+CONTENTS files, and fixes all the +REQUIRED_BY files,
> assuming they are corrupted. Moreover it follows the MOVED file.
So you basically reimplemented pkgdb -F in python?
> As far as i remember this program
> runs in a few *seconds* certainly not minutes like it is said here
Mind that the original poster is using a very low-spec notebook with next to
> solution is to use sqlite and not some half-assed solution like a
> Berkeley database,
Solution is to use tools that are available in our base system. SQLite is not.
Pav Lucistnik <pav at oook.cz>
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