r2421600 amd64 /var/db/pkg

Darrel levitch at iglou.com
Sun Nov 4 01:15:08 UTC 2012

>>>> pkg_info: Don't use the pkg_ tools if you are using pkgng
>>>> pkg_info: the package info for package 'ca_root_nss-3.14' is corrupt
>>> have you run ever run pkg2ng ?
>> Hi, Eitan.
>> It could be that I had a case of bad luck.  About an hour before the
>> documentation was put into /usr/ports/UPDATING, I noticed that portmaster
>> was not working and 'make deinstall' and 'make reinstall' and ticked
>> 'pkgng'.  Then portmaster seemed to work alright.
>> Then when the UPDATING entry 20121010 happened shortly after, I followed it
>> exactly- so yes I ran pkg2ng.  Somehow my installation has both
> The moment you run pkg2ng you lose any right to use pkg_* tools  -
> this is what the first warning is telling you.
> I have a patch awaiting approval which makes the error more clear.

Yes, the existing man 8 pkg does not seem to match all of the facts.


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