portsdb fails on perl

Daniel Bye dan at slightlystrange.org
Fri Apr 4 07:08:32 PST 2003

On Fri, Apr 04, 2003 at 08:32:00AM -0500, Dru wrote:
> Anyone else having problems using portsdb this morning? I'm getting the
> same message on a 4.7 and 5.0 box:

Yes, just now `portsdb -ufU' chucked this back (everything preceding is lost
- I don't have that big of a scrollback buffer in xterm!) after being run
against the ports tree from about 6 hours ago (give or take - I'm using one
of the UK mirrors, and can't off the top of my head remember the lag between
it and the master server...)

Attempt to free unreferenced scalar at Tools/make_index line 44, <> line
(preceding line repeated many many times - more than the 200 in my
scrollback buffer...)
[Updating the portsdb <format:bdb1_btree> in /usr/ports ... - 1 port entries
found /usr/ports/INDEX:1:Port info line must consist of 10 fields.
 ..... done]

Not sure which port made it choke (wasn't watching it, and now it's lost).

I am updating my ports tree again as I write, and will try again when that's
finished.  Will post the outcome, if it's of interest.

BTW, this is on a new 4.8-STABLE (about half an hour old).


Daniel Bye

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