Difference in -v or -d

Scott Haneda talklists at newgeo.com
Wed Feb 25 23:47:27 PST 2009

On Feb 25, 2009, at 9:21 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Feb 25, 2009, at 22:09, Scott Haneda wrote:
>> I wish I could give you an example, let me try to explain:
>> sudo port -v install
>> password: ******
>> Thats it, that is all I get, it just sits there, nothing, a blank  
>> line in the shell, fully stalled.  Next time, I will run `lsof` and  
>> `top` and see what is going on.
>> I can only recover from the above with a control-c
>> After that control-c, if I run the same command, -d instead,  
>> immediately, all the debug and info lines are sent to the screen.
> As Joshua said, -d prints output that -v does not. So everything may  
> be completely normal. How long have you waited at this point? On  
> what computer is this? What speed processor and disk? How much  
> memory? What port?

Dual g5 2.0, 5 minutes at most, SATA II drives, on a SATA I interface,  
16MB cache, I think 8GB memory.  Port, hmm, could have been dovecot,  
postfix, apache2, php.

Lets me work out some better test cases, now that I know it may be  
normal, I can investigate deeper.
Thanks all.

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