How to stay with GnuPG 2.0.x (security/gnupg20)

Dr. Peter Voigt pvoigt at uos.de
Fri Nov 21 11:29:58 UTC 2014


On Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:47:28 -0800
Kevin Oberman <rkoberman at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 9:26 AM, Dr. Peter Voigt <pvoigt at uos.de>
> wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:40:21 +0100
> > "Dr. Peter Voigt" <pvoigt at uos.de> wrote:
> >
> > > I am on 10.1-RELEASE (amd64) and I am currently using GnuPG
> > > 2.0.26:
> > >
> > > # pkg version |grep gnupg
> > > gnupg-2.0.26_1                     <
> > >
> > > However, GnuPG 2.1 is offered as an update:
> > >
> > > # pkg version -vIL=
> > > gnupg-2.0.26_1                     <   needs updating (index has
> > > 2.1.0)
> > >
> > > Inspecting the ports tree show that there are two different ports:
> > > security/gnupg20 and security/gnupg.
> > >
> > > How can I stay with security/gnupg20? Portmaster/pkg currently
> > > forces me to upgrade. Is there a switch in /etc/make.conf?
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Peter
> >
> > Well, found out that it is obviously a matter of changing a ports
> > origin:
> >
> > # pkg set -o security/gnupg:security/gnupg20
> >
> > Now portmaster/pkg do no longer "force" me to upgrade to version
> > 2.1.
> >
> > I hope this is the right way to do, I am still too unexperienced
> > with ports processing.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Peter
> >
> 
> Yes, that is one way to do it.  Both portmaster and portupgrade also
> have a '-o' option that is used similarly. (E.g. portmaster -o
> security/gnupg20 security/gnupgp) Note the order of the arguments and
> that the delimiter is a space instead of a ':'.
> --
> R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer, Retired
> E-mail: rkoberman at gmail.com
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Thanks, Kevin, for pointing me to portmaster and portupgrade as well.

Usually I am using pkg and portmaster in combination. For simple
install and upgrade all tasks I prefer portmaster and I use pkg for
everything else.

Regards,
Peter


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