Portmanager Status Report Gone - Fixed.

Daniel Staal DStaal at usa.net
Sun Jan 22 18:54:29 UTC 2012

--As of January 15, 2012 10:09:06 AM -0500, freebsd-questions at freebsd.org 
is alleged to have said:

> I was trying out portmaster to see if it worked better than my current
> tool of choice for keeping my ports up to date (portmanager) and when I
> went back to portmanager I can no longer get it to give me a 'Port Status
> Report', or to update anything.  It just collects the installed port
> data, and stops.
> Any ideas on what I may have messed up?  I'd like to upgrade my ports to
> the latest versions before upgrading to 9.0 (and I'd want portmanager
> working afterwards to help me fix any port-related problems that come
> up.) I'm on 8.2.

--As for the rest, it is mine.

Not really 'solved' in that I still don't know what the problem was, but 
running portupgrade once fixed it.  (I let it upgrade a couple of ports, 
but not all of them.)

Leaving this here for whomever has this problem next.

Daniel T. Staal

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