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Date:      Thu, 01 Feb 2007 15:22:25 -0600
From:      Eric Schuele <e.schuele@computer.org>
To:        Brian <bri@sonicboom.org>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, Petre Bandac <petre@kgb.ro>
Subject:   Re: ports error (or warning) after cvsup
Message-ID:  <45C25A11.3020706@computer.org>
In-Reply-To: <45C24E89.7000306@sonicboom.org>
References:  <20070201021532.42b291b5@localhost> <45C15EFA.9080703@computer.org> <45C24E89.7000306@sonicboom.org>

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On 02/01/2007 14:33, Brian wrote:
> 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.
> 

yep... someone said they committed a fix earlier.  And after doing the 
above, things work.

> Brian
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-- 
Regards,
Eric



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