[Bug 200393] Performing pkg upgrade results in segfault when a package is locked

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            Bug ID: 200393
           Summary: Performing pkg upgrade results in segfault when a
                    package is locked
           Product: Base System
           Version: 10.1-STABLE
          Hardware: amd64
                OS: Any
            Status: New
          Severity: Affects Only Me
          Priority: ---
         Component: bin
          Assignee: freebsd-bugs at FreeBSD.org
          Reporter: jsmith at resonatingmedia.com

FreeBSD version: 10.1 (amd64)
pkg version: 1.5.2

Problem: When performing a "pkg upgrade" command, the pkg utility crashes with
a segfault if a package on the system is locked. the following is an example of
pkg attempting to perform an upgrade, running into the locked package and

pkg upgrade
Checking for upgrades (134 candidates): 100%
Processing candidates (134 candidates): 100%
dovecot2-2.2.15_1 is locked and may not be modified
Child process pid=44106 terminated abnormally: Segmentation fault

Work around: When all packages have been unlocked, pkg no longer crashes when
attempting to upgrade all packages on the system. However, this means the
previously locked version of the package gets replaced by the newer version.

Expected behaviour: pkg should upgrade all packages, except those which are

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