On Friday 11 April 2008 18:28:31 Andrew Pantyukhin wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 04:32:32PM +0200, Aijaz Baig wrote:
> > I was trying to find a way to list all the packages on my
> > system and I came across this little article and accordingly
> > issued the command *pkg_info | grep 'package name' *and I saw
> > the following on the screen instead:
> >
> > pkg_info: the package info for package 'Terminal-0.2.8' is corrupt
> > ...
> > pkg_info: the package info for package 'xorg-server-1.4_4,1' is corrupt
> >
> > How did the pkg_info information for the above mentioned
> > packages became corrupt?..
>
> Possibly the usual portupgrade fckup^Wglitch.
>
> > Is there to fix this problem?
>
> Reinstall all packages.

That's a bit overdone maybe.
@OP:
Could you show output of:
grep '^@' /var/db/pkg/xorg-server-1.4_4,1/+CONTENTS |egrep -v '^(@comment MD5|
@dirrm |@unexec)'


-- 
Mel

Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
    and never get to the software part.
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