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Date:      Tue, 20 Jan 2009 09:44:05 -0500
From:      Ron Wilhoite <ronw@bals.org>
To:        Jos Chrispijn <jos@webrz.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Portupgrade thru SSH session
Message-ID:  <4975E335.5070703@bals.org>
In-Reply-To: <4975DB45.1040407@webrz.net>
References:  <4975DB45.1040407@webrz.net>

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On 01/20/2009 09:10 AM Jos Chrispijn wrote:
> Can someone tell me what I should attend for when I am disconnected in 
> the middle of a portupgrade and the terminal session is aborted?
> The portupgrade was halted by a [yes/no] prompt, on which I had to 
> react. Unfortunately being not present and I having not set my Putty 
> keepalive session timeperiod I was disconnected due to no activity on 
> this system prompt $-|.
> What I did after having logged on again was deleting that specific ruby 
> process and some tty processes. Perhaps I should delete some other temp 
> files as well?

Before I learned to run portupgrade in a screen session, I never had a 
problem just running portupgrade again. If I recall correctly the index 
needed to be rebuilt at times, but portupgrade gave a helpful message 
telling me that.

Ron Wilhoite



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