package database corruption

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Aug 2 19:36:58 GMT 2005

On Tue, Aug 02, 2005 at 12:44:05PM -0400, dave wrote:
> Hello,
>     I've got a 5.4 box, that was working fine until it somehow lost it's
> correct date. A port upgrade was atempted while in this state then when it
> failed, it was handed off to me to fix. THe problem is in the f-prot-sig
> package, it's not updating it's either wanting v 20050705 or 20050730 it
> says 20050730 is install but a portversion -l "<" shows f-prot-sig still
> needing updating. I tried just updating that package with portupgrade
> f-prot-sig and it said the package wasn't updated because it was already
> marked as ignored. I'm hoping i don't have to uninstall and reinstall the
> packages on this box, any help appreciated.

Make sure you updated your index (e.g. make fetchindex) before
updating ports, or portupgrade won't know which need to be updated.

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