sort: write error with portsnap

andrew clarke mail at
Mon Jul 12 06:48:24 UTC 2010

On Thu 2010-07-08 12:34:29 UTC+0200, Julien Cigar (jcigar at wrote:

> Am I the only one to have sort: write errors since a few days with
> portsnap ? :

Same here.  No idea why!

16:46 ozzmosis at blizzard [~]sudo portsnap fetch update
Looking up mirrors... 5 mirrors found.
Fetching snapshot tag from done.
Fetching snapshot metadata... done.
Updating from Sat Jul 10 19:16:22 EST 2010 to Mon Jul 12 15:47:14 EST 2010.
Fetching 4 metadata patches... done.
Applying metadata patches... done.
Fetching 0 metadata files... done.
Fetching 64 patches.....10....20....30....40....50....60.. done.
Applying patches... done.  
Fetching 3 new ports or files... done.
sort: write failed: standard output: Broken pipe
sort: write error
Removing old files and directories... done.
Extracting new files:
Building new INDEX files... done.

16:46 ozzmosis at blizzard [~]uname -a
FreeBSD blizzard.phoenix 7.3-RELEASE FreeBSD 7.3-RELEASE #0: Sun Mar 21 06:15:01 UTC 2010  root at  i386


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