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Date:      Tue, 27 Nov 2012 08:13:50 +0000
From:      Arthur Chance <freebsd@qeng-ho.org>
To:        Dale Scott <dalescott@shaw.ca>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: how to correct portsnap corruption
Message-ID:  <50B4763E.6060506@qeng-ho.org>
In-Reply-To: <000301cdcc63$179b3a50$46d1aef0$@shaw.ca>
References:  <000301cdcc63$179b3a50$46d1aef0$@shaw.ca>

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On 11/27/12 05:50, Dale Scott wrote:
> Hi, I was running "portsnap fetch" on a remote terminal when my connection
> failed. After connecting running portsnap again, it appeared to complete
> correctly. However, when I run "portsnap extract" I get the following error:
>
>
>
> casper# portsnap extract
>
> /usr/ports/.cvsignore
>
> /usr/ports/CHANGES
>
> /usr/ports/COPYRIGHT
>
> /usr/ports/GIDs
>
> /usr/ports/KNOBS
>
> /usr/ports/LASTCOMMIT.txt
>
> files/bfd9e7e5d0fff1e0c601614c35085494c8de06eb100b2fe025a6c9a226ec0e09.gz
> not found -- snapshot corrupt.
>
> casper#
>
>
>
> How can I recover from this without losing any app configs I have in the
> ports tree? (i.e. make config)

Port configs are stored in /var/db/ports/<portname>/options, not in 
/usr/ports so are safe from any overwriting by portsnap.






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