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Date:      Thu, 01 Feb 2007 12:33:13 -0800
From:      Brian <bri@sonicboom.org>
To:        Eric Schuele <e.schuele@computer.org>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, Petre Bandac <petre@kgb.ro>
Subject:   Re: ports error (or warning) after cvsup
Message-ID:  <45C24E89.7000306@sonicboom.org>
In-Reply-To: <45C15EFA.9080703@computer.org>
References:  <20070201021532.42b291b5@localhost> <45C15EFA.9080703@computer.org>

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Eric Schuele wrote:
> On 01/31/2007 18:15, Petre Bandac wrote:
>>  portversion -v | grep "<"
>> [missing key: categories] [Updating the portsdb <format:bdb_btree>
>> in /usr/ports ... - 16409 port entries
>> found 
>> .........1000.........2000.........3000.........4000.........5000.........6000.........7000.........8000.........9000.........10000.........11000.........12000.........13000.........14000.........15000.........16000.... 
>> .....
>> done] missing key: categories: Cannot read the portsdb! database file
>> error
>>
>>
>> but it still lists ports; how can the "missing key" problem be
>> restored ?
>
> Check the thread on ports@ (though no fix yet).
>
>>
>> thanks,
>>
>> petre
>>
>
>
do a portsnap or cvsup, deinstall and reinstall portupgrade, then run 
portupgrade, it worked for 3 boxes of mine.

Brian



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