Why does portsdb -Uu run so long?
dennyboy at cableone.net
Sat Feb 4 08:37:46 PST 2006
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Today Xn Nooby spake forth boldly:
>> It just does, after you cvsup new ports cd into /usr/ports and type
>> make fetchindex. what way is the "old foolproof way"?
> Here is how I update my system (without using a 'make fetchindex')
> cvsup -g -L 2 /root/stable-supfile
> less UPDATING
> make buildworld
> make buildkernel
> make installkernel
> shutdown now
> cd /usr/src
> make installworld
> shutdown -r now
> portsdb -Uu
> portversion -l "<"
> portupgrade -arR
> It takes forever, but it works everytime. Everything else I've ever tried
> has always had some kind of error, and I never know what they mean or what I
> should do.
> Maybe by never doing a fetchindex, I've never really updated my system, and
> thats why its never had a problem, lol. That would be embarassing.
Try portsdb -uUF
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