[HEADSUP] current switched by default to pkgng

Bryan Drewery bdrewery at FreeBSD.org
Fri Oct 19 14:50:24 UTC 2012

On 10/10/2012 8:44 AM, Baptiste Daroussin 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.
> regards,
> Bapt

In case anyone missed it. Both ports-mgmt/portmaster and
ports-mgmt/portupgrade will work with PKGNG now. For portmaster, you
will need to select the PKGNGPATCH currently.

The plan is to not require the patch for the next portmaster version, to
support both pkg_install and pkgng out-of-box.

Bryan Drewery
bdrewery at freenode/EFNet

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