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Re: ports

On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 9:14 AM, Julio Merino <> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 10:07 AM, Aleksey Cheusov <> 
> wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 2, 2012 at 11:54 PM, Izaac <> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 03:30:29PM -0500, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
>>>> On Fri, 31 Aug 2012, Izaac wrote:
>>> Fourth, database integrity.  If I had a nickel for every time I've had
>>> to pkg_admin rebuild / pkg_admin rebuild-tree because something died
>>> along the way.
>> No problem in nih, "pkg_admin rebuid" is run automatically if
>> something bad happens.
>> Also, there is "nih verify" for checking pkgdb integrity.
> This is not a solution; it is just a patch that you implemented in
> nih.  The mere fact that the database can become corrupted during
> normal operation (things dying along the way should be an expected and
> recoverable condition) is the real issue.

rpm/yum has this same problem, so I don't see how you consider yum to
be enterprise quality and pkgsrc an embarrassment, if they both have
the same exact issue?


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