Net-SNMP conflict

Mark Felder feld at FreeBSD.org
Tue May 20 12:28:54 UTC 2014


On 2014-05-20 03:18, Pete Carah wrote:
> PLEASE don't automatically install pkg during the build of ANY other
> package; if this happens in the middle of a portupgrade -a on a system
> without pkgng, the result is not pretty; all packages built after
> net-snmp have a duplicated origin, among other things.  I hope I can
> recover the system since it is supposed to be a production server.
> 
> Yes, I realize I'll have to convert.  However, this forced install
> doesn't convert the database so the pkg database and /var/db/pkg end up
> inconsistent, and I can't tell what is really installed on all of the
> packages that show a duplicated origin.
> 

ports-mgmt/pkg should not be a dependency of any port. Are you saying 
this happened? Can you identify which port?


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