ports-mgmt/portupgrade: ** Database file locked. Waiting.
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Fri Oct 5 16:01:52 UTC 2012
On Fri, 05 Oct 2012 10:47:33 -0500
Bryan Drewery <bryan at shatow.net> wrote:
> On 10/5/2012 10:40 AM, O. Hartmann wrote:
> > 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.
> I am using 1.9 as well.
> > 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 9.1-PRE).
> Strange, I am unable to recreate this.
I've been experiencing the same issue on various machines (different
versions of portupgrade and portupgrade-devel, different versions of
ruby etc.) for years. Some machines seem more prone to it than others
(only had the issue on machines using UFS+SU, but that might be
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