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Re: ports error (or warning) after cvsup



On 02/01/2007 14:33, Brian wrote:
Eric Schuele wrote:
On 01/31/2007 18:15, Petre Bandac wrote:
 portversion -v | grep "<"
[missing key: categories] [Updating the portsdb <format:bdb_btree>
in /usr/ports ... - 16409 port entries
found .........1000.........2000.........3000.........4000.........5000.........6000.........7000.........8000.........9000.........10000.........11000.........12000.........13000.........14000.........15000.........16000.... .....
done] missing key: categories: Cannot read the portsdb! database file
error


but it still lists ports; how can the "missing key" problem be
restored ?

Check the thread on ports@ (though no fix yet).


thanks,

petre



do a portsnap or cvsup, deinstall and reinstall portupgrade, then run portupgrade, it worked for 3 boxes of mine.


yep... someone said they committed a fix earlier. And after doing the above, things work.

Brian
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Regards,
Eric
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