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Date:      Sat, 24 Jan 2009 01:07:01 +0000
From:      Chris Whitehouse <cwhiteh@onetel.com>
To:        Eduardo Cerejo <ejcerejo@optonline.net>
Cc:        FreeBSD-questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Portmanager gives me an error message
Message-ID:  <497A69B5.7060401@onetel.com>
In-Reply-To: <497A668D.4050501@onetel.com>
References:  <20090122200026.08be1e7a.ejcerejo@optonline.net>	<4979F883.6000304@onetel.com>	<20090123180930.e7bf8d11.ejcerejo@optonline.net> <497A668D.4050501@onetel.com>

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Chris Whitehouse wrote:
> Eduardo Cerejo wrote:
>> On Fri, 23 Jan 2009 17:04:03 +0000
>> Chris Whitehouse <cwhiteh@onetel.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Eduardo Cerejo wrote:
>>>> I'm trying to upgrade any port with portmanager because portupgrade 
>>>> keeps failing all the time.  No matter what port I try to upgrade I 
>>>> get this error:
>>>>
>>>> sudo portmanager x11/xterm -l -u
>>> According to the man page you don't need the -u when doing a single 
>>> port, see EXAMPLES.
>>>
>>> Chris
>>>
>>>> Password:
>>>> MGrStrlen error: NULL marker not found in string
>>>> Assertion failed: (0), function MGrStrlen, file MGrStrlen.c, line 54.
>>>> Abort
>>>>
>>>> I'm running FreeBSD 7.1 release.
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>> I want it to do the same thing that 'portupgrade -R whateverport' does
> 
> What happens if you run as root
> 
> # portmanager x11/xterm -l
> 
> ?
> What version of portmanager are you using?
> 
> # portmanager -v

In fact (replying to my own message :p)

chrisw@muji% portmanager -v
portmanager must be run as root




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