package database corruption

Bryan Maynard bryan.maynard at
Tue Aug 2 20:04:13 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 02 August 2005 07:36 pm, Kris Kennaway wrote:
>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.

You could also give portsnap a go. It's under the ports collection.


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