Upgrading ports problem with portupgrade(pkgng)
labeachgeek at gmail.com
Thu Dec 27 16:09:02 UTC 2012
> > System: FreeBSD/i386 10-current, base/head(src)=r244363,
> > I upgraded to r244363 from an Oct 3rd(ish) version. Followed
ports/UPDATING for pkgng to edit make.conf and convert pkgdb.db.
> > I'm now trying to update my ports (from tree, not pkgs), and I get:
> > # portupgrade -ae
> > USING PKGNG
> > Stale dependency: ORBit2-2.14.19 --> glib-2.28.8_4 -- manually run
'pkgdb -F' to fix, or specify -O to force.
> > # pkgdb -F USING PKGNG pkgdb -F not supported with PKGNG yet. Use
'pkg check' directly.
> > # pkg check -d (also tried pkg check -d -a)
> > #
> > Running portupgrade -ae gives same message as before.
> > Went to port tree, upgraded glib with 'make deinstall reinstall clean'.
> > # pkg info glib glib-2.28.8_5 Some useful routines of C programming
(current stable version)
> > Run portupgrade -ae...... same message.
> > Could someone point me in the right direction...
> > If I'm misunderstanding the man & wiki pages, please explain (I'll even
wear the pointyhat).
> > Thanks, BG
> An update.....
> 4 servers have the problem in my previous post, and I've yet to find a
way to use portupgrade.
> Only answers I've received were to use packages via pkgng. (Not an
> For the other 9 servers, I tried it a little differently.
> - switch to pkgng
> - svn base and ports
> - upgrade base
> - upgrade ports with portupgrade.
> Worked fine for 8 of 9.
> Will be rolling the 5 broke servers back (yes, we have bkups) ;)
> Will leave the 8 working ones running pkgbg, and see how it goes.
> Still wondering, how to repair the database w/o pkgfb -F so portupgrade
> And as I understand, poudriere must be used instead of portupgrade to
Please post responses here instead of emailing me directly.
Only "fixes" that have been suggested are:
* use packages only
* delete all packages and /usr/local, then reinstall all packages.
For ppl that want to build/install ports from the ports tree, what are our
options for fixing pkg db problems so we can keep ports upgraded?
Note: "pkg check" is missing on wiki page.
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