ports-mgmt/portupgrade: ** Database file locked. Waiting.

O. Hartmann ohartman at mail.zedat.fu-berlin.de
Fri Oct 5 08:24:14 UTC 2012

Using pkg(ng) in conjunction with the port ports/mgmt/portupgrade
results in long waiting cycles when portupgrade is updating the local
database, it is even on fast boxes sometimes in the range of a minute or
even two.

Is this usual or is there something wrong with my setup?


[Updating the pkgdb <format:bdb_btree> in /var/db/pkg ... - 1114
packages found (-0 +1) . done]
--->  Cleaning out obsolete shared libraries
[Updating the pkgdb <format:bdb_btree> in /var/db/pkg ... USING PKGNG
** Database file locked. Waiting.

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