misc/62792: empty package database after installation
kris at obsecurity.org
Fri Feb 13 16:40:21 PST 2004
The following reply was made to PR misc/62792; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org>
To: Rob <rob at OhReally.com>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: misc/62792: empty package database after installation
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2004 16:31:35 -0800
On Fri, Feb 13, 2004 at 08:04:14AM -0800, Rob wrote:
> What I'm describing here may be just as you intended it to be, but I thought I'd report it anyway.
> I just did an installation of FreeBSD 5.2-RELEASE, and found that after installation my package database is empty (running `pkg_info' shows no packages).
> I did a base install, and then checked things like 'Ssh server'. This obviously installed the ssh server, but I'm now wondering how I can ever decently upgrade my ssh server without having to manually remove each file (to avoid conflicts). Using portupgrade or pkg_delete won't deinstall the currently installed package...
The base install does not use packages.
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