Net-SNMP conflict

Richard Kuhns rjk at
Tue May 20 14:06:59 UTC 2014

Mark Felder wrote:
> 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?
> _______________________________________________

The Makefile for net-mgmt/net-snmp contains this snippet:

# pkg-1.2 cannot handle this dependency well.
.if !defined(WITH_PKGNG)

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