Major Error Upgrading to GNOME 2.12

Michael C. Shultz ringworm01 at
Tue Nov 8 14:33:52 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 08 November 2005 06:16, Kirk Strauser wrote:
> My own horror story: ruby started throwing errors:
> INFO: Running /usr/local/sbin/pkg_deinstall -fO graphics/kimdaba
> [Updating the pkgdb <format:bdb1_btree> in /var/db/pkg ... - 690 packages
> found (-1 +0) (...)/usr/local/lib/rub y/site_ruby/1.8/pkgdb.rb:466: [BUG]
> Segmentation fault
> ruby 1.8.2 (2004-12-25) [i386-freebsd6]
> halfway through the package removal process, but the
> script kept cheerfully chewing its way through my package list.  I ended
> up looking in the list of packages that it was going to "fix", manually
> pkg_deleteing them, and then manually reinstalling them.
> Out of curiosity, exactly what's wrong with portupgrade that these upgrade
> scripts (which never seem to work as expected on my system) claim to fix?

Not sure why the scripts arte needed, I do know portmanager 0.3.3 handles
the upgrade no problem, no special scripts required.


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