Odd cvsup behaviour

Kent Stewart kstewart at owt.com
Sun Apr 4 15:14:19 PDT 2004

On Sunday 04 April 2004 02:06 pm, Dwayne MacKinnon wrote:
> Hi all,
> 	Lately, when I cvsup my ports tree, using ports-all, I've noticed
> something rather odd. The editors/AbiWord2 port always gets
> completely deleted. Always. If I cvsup again immediately after
> completion, the editors/AbiWord2 port always gets completely checked
> out again. Any idea why this would be happening?
> 	I noticed the behaviour because when I would portsdb -Uu after the
> cvsup, the index would always break. So these days I cvsup -L2
> ports-supfile (which uses ports-all) immediately followed by cvsup
> -L2 editors-supfile (which I've edited to only use ports-editors, for
> speed's sake.) After that, portsdb -Uu works like a charm.
> 	I've attached the output from cvsup in case anyone's interested. I'm
> using cvsup12, since I'm sure that'd be one of the first questions.
> :) Regrettably, I managed to lose the output from the second cvsup
> but trust me, it's always just the AbiWord2 port getting checked out
> again.

From your text, it was 

Checkout ports/databases/p5-Class-DBI-Plugin-RetrieveAll/pkg-descr

where things died and it didn't recover until you got to java3d. I just 
did a cvsup of ports-all from my mirror and didn't see your problem. I 
think that I would try a different cvsup mirror and make sure you don't 
have -s on the cvsup command line. 

Nothing has changed in AbiWord2 for 3 weeks. You may have something 
messed up in your /usr/sup/ports-all/checkouts.cvs:. which is causing 
the recuring download of AbiWord2.

I don't know if there is an easy fix to that. I know I have deleted the 
checkouts.cvs:. file before but that was a long time ago.


Kent Stewart
Richland, WA


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