missing key: categories: Cannot read the portsdb!

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Tue Feb 6 07:18:22 UTC 2007

Josh Carroll wrote:
>> cd: can't cd to /usr/ports/sysutils/portupgrade
>> [Updating the pkgdb <format:bdb_btree> in /var/db/pkg ... - 331 packages
>> found (-0 +1) . done]
>> [missing key: categories] [Updating the portsdb <format:bdb_btree> in
> portupgrade moved from /usr/ports/sysutils/portupgrade to
> /usr/ports/ports-mgmt/portupgrade, one way to fix this is:
> cd /usr/ports/ports-mgmt/portupgrade
> make clean all install

make clean deinstall install

> Or I think portupgrade -f portupgrade might do.

Uh, nope.  Given that portupgrade is what the OP was trying to run in
the first place...



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