[HEADSUP] current switched by default to pkgng

Simon L. B. Nielsen simon at qxnitro.org
Wed Oct 10 15:52:47 UTC 2012

On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 2:44 PM, Baptiste Daroussin <bapt at freebsd.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> If you are using the ports tree on a FreeBSD current setup, then you are
> concerned by the announce.
> As nvidia-drivers has been fixed and is now properly working with pkgng, the
> ports tree as been switch by default to use pkgng on FreeBSD Current based on
> version >= 1000017 which was the version when we tested the switch code.
> Make sure to read UPDATING (from ports) to correctly migrate your system or find
> instruction to make your system still running with legacy pkg_install tools.

I read UPDATING, but I'm still not sure what this means when I use
ports and not packages.

Does it mean that I should install pkg to have /var/db/pkg managed,
but otherwise ports keeps working the same way, or?

Simon L. B. Nielsen

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