portsdb: db format

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Fri Aug 19 14:04:11 GMT 2005

Stepan Rakhimov <stepan_r at mail.ru> writes:

> Hi,
> I have 2 FreeBSD-6-BETA2 systems,
> I've noticed that my ports db's are in different format (dbm_hash and
> bdb1_btree)
> May i choose this format by hand to make them similar? (i've already
> recompiled appropriate ports, but with no effect)
> It's not a big problem, but i'm using /usr/ports as NFS folder and
> portupgrade always has to rebuild this db.

The relevant variable is PORTS_DBDRIVER.  Check your environment and

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