pkg & portmaster
bdrewery at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jun 26 11:43:57 UTC 2013
On 6/25/2013 8:48 PM, Adrian Murphy wrote:
> I noticed portmaster developed a problem after a recent update to
> ports-mgmt/pkg where the following appears in the output:
> [: false: bad number
> I traced it to lines in portmaster where np_orphan is set:
> np_orphan=`pkg query "%a" $upg_port`
> It appears 'pkg query "%a"' used to return 0 or 1 and now it returns
> 'true' or 'false'.
> The 'pkg help query' text says "%a Returns 1 if the matched package is
> an orphan package and can be pkg-autoremove(1)'d, 0 otherwise"
> I further ran into trouble with ports-mgmt/pkg-devel today where
> portmaster calls:
> pkg info pkg
> This fails with ports-mgmt/pkg-devel unless the line is changed to:
> pkg info pkg-devel
> This stopped portmaster from working.
> I reverted to using ports-mgmt/pkg to get around this.
> Regards, Adrian
This is an unintended regression in pkg-1.1. We are fixing it there.
Thanks for your report.
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