Portsnap - Metadata Issue Fixed

Pete Long pete at valar.uk.net
Thu Apr 15 07:40:50 UTC 2021

In a word, huzzah!

Allow me to explain:

# time portsnap auto ; date
Looking up portsnap.FreeBSD.org mirrors... 4 mirrors found.
Fetching snapshot tag from ipv4.aws.portsnap.freebsd.org... done.
Fetching snapshot metadata... done.
Updating from Wed Apr 14 01:09:41 BST 2021 to Thu Apr 15 01:05:15 BST 2021.
Fetching 5 metadata patches... done.
Applying metadata patches... done.
Fetching 0 metadata files... done.
Fetching 206 patches.
(206/206) 100.00%  done.
Applying patches...
Fetching 2 new ports or files... done.
Removing old files and directories...

[... mucho port listing ...]

real    8m24.670s
user    0m54.256s
sys     0m59.318s
Thu Apr 15 08:31:35 BST 2021

It would appear we're back to normal which is fantastic. Oh and SpamAssassin
3.4.5 builds in fine style.

Many thanks to those who contributed here and to the FreeBSD gods for
sorting out this troubling issue of portsnap metadata corruption.


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