pkgng 1.0 release schedule, and HEAD switch to pkgng by default schedule

Erwin Lansing erwin at
Wed Aug 22 06:40:15 UTC 2012

On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 02:43:13PM -0700, Garrett Cooper wrote:
>     What Doug mentioned (and I don't think was really considered, but
> is valid) would break people that use pkg_* outside of ports. I know
> of at least two instances where this would be the case (one case that
> uses pkg_* directly, and another case that uses libpkg from pkg_*
> 0-o...).

As to the old libpkg, it only existed for little over a year and only in
HEAD and was even removed from there over a year ago, and the commit
message clearly states that it should not be used.  OTOH, for those
using it, the only alternative for them is probably pkgng which is only
now turning stable.


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