pkgng woes

Jeffrey Bouquet jeffreybouquet at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 9 18:44:36 UTC 2012



--- On Fri, 11/9/12, Kimmo Paasiala <kpaasial at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Kimmo Paasiala <kpaasial at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: pkgng woes
> To: "Beeblebrox" <zaphod at berentweb.com>
> Cc: freebsd-ports at freebsd.org
> Date: Friday, November 9, 2012, 4:54 AM
> On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 2:39 PM,
> Beeblebrox <zaphod at berentweb.com>
> wrote:
> > @anton
> > portmaster --check-depends does not work for me. 
> Shows everything as fine
> > but when I specifically target a port: *# portmaster -i
> graphics/gimp* for
> > example, I get a long list of ports to be installed -
> meaning not all of the
> > existing ports have been registered correctly, hence
> --check depends will
> > not work. Once I re-install all of the "missing
> depends" and run the same
> > command (*# portmaster -i graphics/gimp*) then there
> are no problems nor
> > list of missing depends.
> >
> >
> 
> 'portmaster --check-depends' has no equivalent in PKGNG
> because it
> deals directly with the /var/db/pkg/*/+REQUIRED_BY etc.
> files that are
> no longer used when using PKGNG.
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It's corollary (pkgdb -F --omit-check) would also be 
obsolete? Would there be an equivalent in place? 

J. Bouquet


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