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Date:      Sat, 24 Jan 2009 16:50:01 +0000
From:      "Daniel Bye" <danielby@slightlystrange.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Registry corrupt?
Message-ID:  <20090124165001.GC54892@torus.slightlystrange.org>
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On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 07:53:47AM -0600, Jack L. Stone wrote:
> At 07:29 AM 1.24.2009 -0600, Jack L. Stone wrote:
> >At 07:06 AM 1.24.2009 -0600, Jack L. Stone wrote:
> >>At 04:33 PM 1.23.2009 +0100, cpghost wrote:
> >>>On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 05:56:45PM +0300, Odhiambo Washington wrote:
> >>>> On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 5:19 PM, Jack L. Stone
> >><jacks@sage-american.com>wrote:
> >>>>=20
> >>>> > During an upgrade from fbsd-6.3 --> fbsd-7.0, something strange
> >happened.
> >>>> > Some of the programs will not run after rehash or even when given =
the
> >>>> > precise path to the program. System doesn't "see" several but not =
all
> >>>> > programs. I've upgraded several servers (using source files -- cvs=
up)
> >>>> > withoug any such problem. It's just this one machine.
> >>>
> >
>=20
> BTW2: Yes, I do know this isn't windows and doesn't have a "registry" per
> se in that regard, but "something" does keep track of the programs
> installed and I've never located that place/file/db not having a crucial
> reason to before.

Ports and packages are, if you like, 'registered' in subdirectories of
/var/db/pkg

Dan

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