Pkgdb Problem -- /usr/local/sbin/pkgdb:35:in

Bob Perry rperry4 at
Sat Feb 28 12:53:41 PST 2004

Kent Stewart wrote:

>On Saturday 28 February 2004 11:53 am, Bob Perry wrote:
>>I run FreeBSD 4.9 and just ran my weekly CVSup followed by portsdb
>>-uU and portupgrade -arR.  I came across the following message which
>>looks similar to one previously posted today.  I'm relatively new at
>>this and just question
>>whether or not the previous response is the same for my situation
>>(e.g., delete
>>portupgrade and ruby* and then rebuild portupgrade).  BTW, what
>>happens to the
>>ruby files that are removed?
>Ruby has been updated to version 1.8. Delete portupgrade and ruby*, 
>which will delete all of the ruby-1.6 stuff. This will also delete 1.8. 
>You can manually delete all of the ruby-1.6 or relax and let the 
>portsytem rebuild it. At an rate, after you have deleted portupgrade 
>and the ruby-1.6 ports, you can rebuild portupgrade, which will link to 
>>Bob Perry
>>/usr/local/sbin/pkgdb:35:in `require': No such file to load --
>>pkgtools (LoadError)
>>        from /usr/local/sbin/pkgdb:35
>>--->  Backing up the old version
>>--->  Uninstalling the old version
>>/usr/local/sbin/pkg_deinstall:35:in `require': No such file to load
>>-- pkgtools (LoadError)
>>        from /usr/local/sbin/pkg_deinstall:35
>>** The following packages were not installed or upgraded (*:skipped /
>>        ! accessibility/gnomemag (gnomemag-0.10.6)      (uninstall
>>error) ! databases/ruby-bdb1 (ruby-bdb1-0.2.1) (uninstall error) !
>>math/gcalctool (gcalctool-4.3.46)     (uninstall error) !
>>editors/AbiWord2 (AbiWord2-gnome-2.0.3_1)     (uninstall error)
Sorry for being so thick, but I get more than just nervous when using 
the delete
command.  Do I understand you correctly in that I delete, as in rm, the 
files in /usr/ports/sysutils/ directory and also all of the ruby files 
in the /usr/ports/
lang/ directory?


I've learned that whatever hits the fan will not be evenly

FreeBSD 4.9-RELEASE-p2 #0

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