Ports requires pkg 1.6.0, but 1.5.6 is the latest available

Roger Marquis marquis at roble.com
Tue Sep 29 21:31:05 UTC 2015

Matthew Seaman wrote:
> To turn that around, why are you mixing pkgs from a quarterly branch
> with ports compiled from head?  If you use ports/pkgs from a consistent
> source then you won't suffer from this problem.

There are many reasons to use ports and many to use packages.  These reasons
are not mutually exclusive nor should they be.  The design of pkgng should not
make it difficult or infeasible to mix ports and packages.

In other words, this is a bug.

Roger Marquis

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