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

Mikolaj Golub trociny at freebsd.org
Sat Oct 15 19:45:24 UTC 2011

On Sat, 15 Oct 2011 11:50:22 +0200 Stefan Bethke wrote:

 SB> 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?

 SB> Seems to do the trick, thanks!

Thanks for testing! Committed. I am going to MFC it soon.

Mikolaj Golub

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