pkgdb core dumb

Kaveh Ahmadian kaveh at
Thu Mar 23 21:32:05 UTC 2006

On Thursday 23 March 2006 11:53, John Nielsen wrote:
>I've seen this a number of times; it usually means a corrupt pkgdb. Rebuild

>it from scratch (pkgdb -fu).  If that fails or if you still get the error 
>afterwards, rebuild and reinstall portupgrade and ruby (without using 
>portupgrade in the process).  Run 'pkgdb -fu' again after the reinstall.

Thanks. I did a 'make deinstall' in the /usr/ports/sysutils/portupgrade
directory, then ran 'make install clean'. After I did a 'pkgdb -fu', I was
all set.

More information about the freebsd-stable mailing list