/usr/bin/script eating 100% cpu with portupgrade and xargs

Stefan Bethke stb at lassitu.de
Sat Oct 15 09:50:24 UTC 2011

Am 15.10.2011 um 09:36 schrieb Mikolaj Golub:

> On Fri, 14 Oct 2011 22:50:32 +0200 Stefan Bethke wrote:
> SB> I finally figured out why my ports aren't updating anymore: when running portupgrade -a --batch from cron, stdin is /dev/null, and that produces the gobs of ^D in the output, as well as the script file that portupgrade creates.  What's worse is that the upgrade never completes.
> SB> You can easily see this for yourself:
> SB> # portupgrade -a --batch </dev/null
> SB> This is on 8-stable from October 5th.
> Could you please try the patch I attached to another my mail in this thread to
> see if it helps?

Seems to do the trick, thanks!


Stefan Bethke <stb at lassitu.de>   Fon +49 151 14070811

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