/var/db/pkg/cups-base- No such file or directory

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Sun Sep 19 06:58:27 PDT 2004

Andy Smith <andy at freebsdwiki.org> writes:

> Hi folks,
> I don't know what I have done to cause this, but now every use of
> the various portutils results in this message:
> /var/db/pkg/cups-base- No such file or directory
> That files does indeed not exist, althoug the directory does and the
> port is installed.
> Based on googling I have tried running pkgdb -F and portsdb -u, but
> it doesn't help.  Both run without error.
> Does anyone have any ideas?

Force a reinstall of that package?  The ports tools are
indeed going to have a lot of problems if your package
database is incomplete like that...

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