INDEX has lower version of ports than installed ones
andre at wensing.org
Mon Nov 17 13:42:12 PST 2008
Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 08:28:49PM +0100, Andre Wensing wrote:
>> Does anyone know if INDEX has been updated recently? For some reason
>> `pkg_version -IvL =` reports me that I've got newer ports than INDEX has:
>> server# pkg_version -IvL =
>> amavisd-new-2.6.1_1,1 > succeeds index (index has 2.6.1,1)
>> cyrus-sasl-2.1.22_2 > succeeds index (index has 2.1.22_1)
>> cyrus-sasl-saslauthd-2.1.22_1 > succeeds index (index has 2.1.22)
>> dcraw-8.88 > succeeds index (index has 8.86)
>> dirmngr-1.0.2 > succeeds index (index has 1.0.1_2)
>> dovecot-1.1.3_1 > succeeds index (index has 1.1.3)
>> mysql-client-5.0.67_1 > succeeds index (index has 5.0.67)
>> mysql-server-5.0.67_1 > succeeds index (index has 5.0.67)
>> pcre-7.8 > succeeds index (index has 7.7_1)
>> postfix-2.5.5,1 > succeeds index (index has 2.5.4,1)
>> rrdtool-1.3.3 > succeeds index (index has 1.3.1)
>> squirrelmail-1.4.16 > succeeds index (index has 1.4.15_1)
>> server# uname -a
>> FreeBSD server.home.local 6.4-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 6.4-PRERELEASE #6: Wed
>> Sep 24 06:04:20 CEST 2008
>> root at server.home.local:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386
>> How can this be? The ports-tree has thawed, right (at least, according
>> to the release-schedule for 6.4)?
> When you update your ports via csup (not sure about portsnap), the INDEX
> file **is not** updated.
> You can either rebuild it yourself (make index), or you can fetch it by
> doing "make fetchindex". I prefer the latter.
Thanx. A `make fetchindex` and a `portsdb -fu` (after deleting the
existing INDEX-6.db) did the trick. Stupid I didn't think of this
earlier, but it bugged me fr 2 weeks and couldn't figure out why...
Sorry for the noise.
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