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

O. Hartmann ohartman at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Fri Oct 5 15:40:31 UTC 2012

Am 10/05/12 17:28, schrieb Bryan Drewery:
> On 10/5/2012 3:24 AM, O. Hartmann wrote:
>> 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.
> You mean ports-mgmt/portupgrade-devel right?

Of course, yes.

>> Is this usual or is there something wrong with my setup?
>> Regards,
>> Oliver
>> ---
>> [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.
> I have not experienced this. Are you running multiple portupgrade tools
> at once?

No, there is only one instance running at the same time, but apart from
the usual installations, I use Ruby 1.9 on all machines, I guess Ruby
1.8 is still the default.

But anyway, the long locking time is a bit of frustrating, since it
takes ages for updating large sets of ports (as done recently on FreeBSD

> Bryan

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