pkgdb problem [maybe good news]

Vizion vizion at
Tue Jun 7 02:24:45 GMT 2005

On Monday 06 June 2005 18:24,  the author Vizion contributed to the dialogue 
 Re: pkgdb problem: 

>>Feed it to portinstall to reinstall all of the ports.
>Sounds like a long process and a sledge hammer to crack a nut - but I guess
> if one has no other tool a sledge hammer will have to do !!!
>David <sighs>
>BTW It looks as though I may have solved the eclipse-devel help bug - I have
>RC1 working now and am testing it to death.
Ok I have found an up to date copies of files elsewhere on the system - but 
before I do anything I want to be certain of the structure of the package 
database directories and files before I make any attempt to reconstruct the 
Would you mind letting me have a print out of the directory structure. 

I have what looks  files for each package containing - are they part of the 
dns1# ls -l
total 18
-rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel     46 May 10 11:05 +COMMENT
-rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel    442 May 10 11:05 +CONTENTS
-rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel    270 May 10 11:05 +DESC
-r--r--r--  1 root  wheel  11209 May 10 11:05 +MTREE_DIRS

and a file:
-rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  23593984 May 30 20:43 pkgdb.db

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