Portupgrade problem, possible pkgdb problem?
Alex de Kruijff
freebsd at akruijff.dds.nl
Sat Sep 25 17:13:29 PDT 2004
On Sat, Sep 25, 2004 at 04:18:47PM -0700, Matt Navarre wrote:
> On Saturday 25 September 2004 02:35, Matt Navarre wrote:
> > I'm trying to upgrade gnucash, but portupgrade is choking:
> > reichlieu# portupgrade -R gnucash
> > /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/pkgdb.rb:323:in `deorigin': cannot
> > convert nil into String (PkgDB::DBError)
> > from /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/pkgdb.rb:916:in
> > `tsort_build' from /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/pkgdb.rb:915:in `each'
> > from /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/pkgdb.rb:915:in `tsort_build' from
> > /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/pkgdb.rb:907:in `each' from
> > /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/pkgdb.rb:907:in `tsort_build' from
> > /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/pkgdb.rb:929:in `sort_build' from
> > /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/pkgdb.rb:933:in `sort_build!' from
> > /usr/local/sbin/portupgrade:674:in `main'
> > from /usr/local/sbin/portupgrade:207:in `initialize'
> > from /usr/local/sbin/portupgrade:207:in `new'
> > from /usr/local/sbin/portupgrade:207:in `main'
> > from /usr/local/sbin/portupgrade:1845
> > It looks like the pkgdb has something wrong with it, but pkgdb -Fu doesn't
> > report anything that seems like it would cause portupgrade to bomb. There's
> > a duplicate origin for cdrtools, but that doesn't seem to pertain.
> > Should I move /var/db/pkg/pkgdb.db out of the way and regenerate it? Will
> > pkgdb -u recreate pkgdb.db?
> Ok, that didn't work. I regenerated pkgdb.db using pkgdb -u and got the same
> problem. Odd thing is that so far gnucash is the only installed package that
> generates this error. I suppose I can pkg_delete it and try reinstalling.
It could be a problem with the DBDriver. You could try this:
Then execute this in your shell also. Then do:
pkgdb -u && portsdb -u && portupgrade -R gnucash
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