freebsd-update keeps wanting to remove .. somthing

Derek Schrock dereks at
Thu Oct 8 01:39:32 UTC 2015

On Tue, Oct 06, 2015 at 05:22:01PM EDT, Dan Busarow wrote:
> Thanks!
> I'll dig in and see what I can find.

I believe this only appears in FreeBSD 9.3 i386.

 root at freebsd9-i386:~ # uname -a
 FreeBSD freebsd9-i386 9.3-RELEASE-p21 FreeBSD 9.3-RELEASE-p21 #0: Tue Jul 28 08:57:41 UTC 2015 root at  i386

It seems to be a bad line in the expected list of old file that's served
by the freebsd-update servers.

 root at freebsd9-i386:/var/db/freebsd-update # cat tINDEX.present

is the expected old list.

 root at freebsd9-i386:/var/db/freebsd-update # gunzip -c files/9d024d76b279a1804dafdcf33d2e1a5a8bfde1d98cda812a73d173089d071080.gz | tail -n3

Seems like 'world|lib32|/|d|0|0|0755|0||' is our bad line.

 root at freebsd9-i386:/var/db/freebsd-update # ls f465c3739385890c221dff1a05e578c6cae0d0430e46996d319db7439f884336-install/
 root at freebsd9-i386:/var/db/freebsd-update # cat f465c3739385890c221dff1a05e578c6cae0d0430e46996d319db7439f884336-install/*

I don't know what the fixed would be other than getting the file that's
served from the freebsd-update servers updated or the underlying machine
that builds the metadata files is bad in someway.  

Unless this is some how tied to the update from a couple months ago
where freebsd-update tried and failed to delete /.

Should I file a PR for this?

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