J. W. Ballantine
jwb at homer.att.com
Fri Nov 9 09:19:18 PST 2007
I thought it was something like that, that's why i rebuilt th pkgdb.
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> Date: Fri, 09 Nov 2007 08:30:47 -0800
> To: "J. W. Ballantine" <jwb at homer.att.com>, questions at freebsd.org
> From: Garrett Cooper <youshi10 at u.washington.edu>
> Subject: Re: pkgdb failure
> J. W. Ballantine wrote:
> > After upgrading from 6-STABLE to 7-RELEASE, I tried to rebuild
> > all the packages from portupgrade -af I started getting the following
> > error messages. The first once, the second multiple times, even
> > after I moved the pkgdb.db and did a pkgdb -fu.
> > [/usr/ports/INDEX-7.db: unexpected file type or format -- Invalid argument
> > [Updating the portsdb <format:bdb_btree> in /usr/ports .
> > .. - 17746 port entries found /usr/ports/INDEX-7.db: unexpected file type
> > format -- Invalid argument: Cannot update the portsdb!
> > (/usr/ports/INDEX-7.db)]
> > /var/db/pkg/pkgdb.db: unexpected file type or format -- Invalid argument
> > Any ideas on what is causing this?
> > Thanks
> > Jim Ballantine
> That generally means that for whatever reason the pkgdb couldn't be
> read, which may mean that you need to rebuild ruby and all affected
> libraries to call up 7.x libs (at least based on experience that's
> what's happened with me).
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