On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 09:42:14AM -0700, Joshua Lokken wrote:
> * Bob Perry <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [2004-05-04 22:04]:
> > Was unsucessful at upgrading my ports system Saturday due to a 
> > failure during the port index update.  More specifically, I 
> > received an error message stating that mail/lmtpd file failed.
> > 
> > The upgrade process is fairly basic beginning with a backup of
> > /var/db/pkg, followed with pkgdb -Fv, cvsup -g -L 2 -z cvsupfile,
> > and then portsdb -uU.  The error ocurred during the index update 
> > and a message followed describing the error stating "Makefile", 
> > line 47: You cannot use DB3 and DB4 in the same time.
> I've been using the ports collection happily for a couple of years now,
> and portsdb -Uu has correctly made me an index once.  I believe it's
> redundant, though, to immediately follow a cvsup with a portsdb -Uu, as
> the cvsup takes care of the index for you.  I wouldn't worry too much;
> I've seen other folks recommend recvsupping and trying again; It should
> be ok to ignore it; at least I always have.

No, you have to build index yourself if you want it to be up-to-date.


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