Is portsdb -U broken again?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Jun 2 15:38:08 PDT 2003

On Mon, Jun 02, 2003 at 02:47:12PM +0700, Roger Merritt wrote:
> Is 'portsdb -U' broken again, or is my machine getting ready to give up the 
> ghost? For the last month or so, it seems that any time I try to do 
> 'portsdb -U' my machine runs about forty minutes to an hour, reports a 
> couple of errors (telling me "" does not exist and the packing list is 
> incomplete), and then reboots with "Signal 12, Page Fault in Kernel Mode 
> (page not found)".
> The same thing happens when I try to run 'make index', but I can run 
> 'portsdb -u' and 'pkgdb -F' ok.

This is likely to be hardware failure on your machine.  INDEX is
building correctly with a clean ports collection and working hardware.

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