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Re: pkg_rolling-replace infinite loop?
At Wed, 11 Aug 2010 10:34:00 -0400,
Greg Troxel wrote:
> Ian D. Leroux <idleroux%fastmail.fm@localhost> writes:
> > Any ideas on where I should start looking for an explanation?
> pkg_rr builds a dependency list that gets tsorted, and rarely something
> happens that causes that list to get messed up, resulting in an infinite
> loop. If you want to debug it, I suggest adding 'set -x' to pkg_rr and
> running again, saving the output.
Thanks, these are exactly the sort of suggestions I was hoping for.
I'm running the instrumented pkg_rr now and will examine the output in
the morning (when I'm smarter).
> A few things to check:
> Do you have any packages with spaces in their names?
None of the directories under /var/db/pkg have a space in their name.
> Does 'pkg_admin check' report any issues?
pkg_admin check reports no errors
> are there any stale/wrong +REQUIRED_BY files? You might copy
> /var/db/pkg and run "pkg_admin rebuild-tree" and see if anything changes.
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