Help With Portupgrade/Ports Mess Please

Drew Tomlinson drew at
Sat May 3 09:39:16 PDT 2003

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Adam" <blueeskimo at>
To: "FreeBSD Questions" <freebsd-questions at>
Sent: Saturday, May 03, 2003 3:15 AM
Subject: Re: Help With Portupgrade/Ports Mess Please

On Fri, 2003-05-02 at 17:45, Drew Tomlinson wrote:
>> I'm not sure what I've done but I'll describe my symptoms.  I'm running
>> 4.8-RELEASE with a Gnome2 desktop and the dependent ports.  The only
>> additional ports I've installed are cvsup-without-gui, portupgrade,
>> evolution, galeon, and their dependencies.  Everything was installed by
>> portupgrade except portupgrade itself.  Everything was running along fine
>> until I decided to use portupgrade to upgrade my installed ports.

> Have you tried running 'pkgdb -F' as root? Does that help fix the
> database corruption?

Yes I have.  I do all my portupgrade tasks as root.  However the corruption



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