pkgdb problem

Kent Stewart kstewart at
Sat Feb 28 07:35:43 PST 2004

On Saturday 28 February 2004 02:27 am, DanGer wrote:
> i have just upgraded ruby 1.8 and i wanted to run pkgdb and i get
> this:
> ===>   Registering installation for ruby-1.8.1_2
>       This port has installed the following files which may act as
> network servers and may therefore pose a remote security risk to the
> system. /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/i386-freebsd5/
>       This port has installed the following world-writable
> files/directories. /usr/local/lib/
>       If there are vulnerabilities in these programs there may be a
> security risk to the system. FreeBSD makes no guarantee about the
> security of ports included in the Ports Collection. Please type 'make
> deinstall' to deinstall the port if this is a concern.
>       For more information, and contact details about the security
>       status of this software, see the following webpage:
> danger# rehash
> danger# pkgdb -F
> /usr/local/sbin/pkgdb:35:in `require': No such file to load --
> pkgtools (LoadError)
>         from /usr/local/sbin/pkgdb:35

You have to rebuild portupgrade and all of its new dependancies. It is 
easier to start by deleting portupgrade and ruby* and then, rebuild 


Kent Stewart
Richland, WA

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