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Date:      Sat, 24 Jan 2009 00:39:23 -0500
From:      "E. J. Cerejo" <ejcerejo@optonline.net>
To:        Chris Whitehouse <cwhiteh@onetel.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD-questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Portmanager gives me an error message
Message-ID:  <497AA98B.2060202@optonline.net>
In-Reply-To: <497A69B5.7060401@onetel.com>
References:  <20090122200026.08be1e7a.ejcerejo@optonline.net> <4979F883.6000304@onetel.com> <20090123180930.e7bf8d11.ejcerejo@optonline.net> <497A668D.4050501@onetel.com> <497A69B5.7060401@onetel.com>

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Chris Whitehouse wrote:
> 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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0.4.1_9, it happens the same thing running it under root.  I'll try to 
reinstalling it tomorrow and see what happens.



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