Aeefyu <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> Deal All,
> My problems surfaced when I updated Portupgrade with reference to item
> 20040226 in /usr/ports/UPDATING (though I suspect this is just a
> catalyst -- actual problem lies elsewhere)
> My production box is currently running on 4.9-RELEASE-p4 (this box is
> originally a 3.3-RELEASE -and upgraded threreon over the years). A
> testament to the longevity and upgrade-path of FreeBSD. Primarily
> running HTTP, MySQL, and postfix
> After updating portupgrade to use ruby1.8, portupgrade refuses to
> install anything! ie. "portinstall -fv editors/vim-lite" will output
> the following (vim-lite is not installed currently]:
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]: ports]$ portinstall -fv editors/vim-lite
> --->  Session started at: Wed, 24 Mar 2004 10:31:36 +0800
> ** No package has been installed or upgraded.
> --->  Session ended at: Wed, 24 Mar 2004 10:31:37 +0800 (consumed 00:00:00)
> "portupgrade -Rv <dir>/<package>" ie. upgrading a package seems to be
> working fine, however. It seems to only affect "portinstall"
> I have reinstall manually portupgrade and ruby* (using make install
> clean), rebuild INDEX with "portsdb -Uu" and "pkgdb -fu" or "pkgdb
> -F". Even went to the extent of blowing my /usr/ports and cvsup all
> over again. However, :
> 1. my /usr/ports/INDEX has the following as its first few lines:
> *** Error code 1|||||||
> Stop in /usr/ports/databases.|||||||
> Stop in /usr/ports.||||||
> 2. portsdb -Uu reports hundred of make_index error.
> So, as it is - i cant install new stuff via portupgrade "portinstall
> -Rv <package>". I seem to be able to maintain it though
> i.e. "portupgrade -Rv <package>". Anyone can shed light on this matter?
> I think it might be  related to my very very outdated
> /var/db/pkg/*/CONTENT .. but its just a guess . I cant blow it and
> start all over again, right? Too risky, this is a production machine.

Right; don't do that.

You're having trouble with building the INDEX file in the first place.
Wait a while, re-cvsup, and re-run the "portsdb -Uu".
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