Ports requires pkg 1.6.0, but 1.5.6 is the latest available

Mel Pilgrim list_freebsd at bluerosetech.com
Tue Sep 29 20:34:31 UTC 2015

On 2015-09-29 08:24, Janky Jay, III wrote:
> 	I ran into this exact same issue using SVN and portmaster to upgrade
> 'git'. Upgrading 'pkg' using portmaster (portmaster -d 'pkg-1.5.6')
> before running 'portmaster -ad' fixed the issue. Generally, though,
> portmaster usually updates pkg first and then moves along the rest of
> the updates automatically. For whatever reason, that was not the case
> today.

That's great, but that's still ignoring the issue I'm trying to have 

The ports system was changed to make mandatory a version of pkg that was 
not available by the default method.  That's a POLA violation, but it 
appears no one wants to talk about it.

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