pkgdb -F still going after 12 hours

Kent Stewart kstewart at
Sun Aug 7 01:50:53 GMT 2005

On Saturday 06 August 2005 06:29 pm, Robert S wrote:
> I started pkgdb -F 12 hours ago on an amd XP 2000.  Its still
> running. I was told a while ago that it took a long time, but this
> seems a bit excessive.
> If there is a problem with the package database, is there a way that
> I can "reset" it and start again, or is this expected behaviour?
> _______________________________________________

That sounds like it is wait for you to do something. On my AMD 2400+, a 
"-F" used 2.5 seconds.

You might try a "pkgdb -fu" and see if that clears it up. 


Kent Stewart
Richland, WA

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