ABI changed: 'freebsd:11:x86:64' -> 'freebsd:11:*'

Kurt Jaeger lists at opsec.eu
Mon Dec 12 08:58:46 UTC 2016


> I am building my ports in poudriere, and after latest bulk build I see
> the following when `pkg upgrade' on a client:
> Installed packages to be REINSTALLED:
>   py27-sphinx-1.4.8 (ABI changed: 'freebsd:11:x86:64' -> 'freebsd:11:*')
> Is this OK? What does it mean?

Some ports do not contain architecture-specific files (no binaries), so
any version (amd64, i386, arm etc) can install the same files.

If the maintainer adds a NO_ARCH=yes to the Makefile, the port and package
are marked as 'freebsd:11:*'.

pi at opsec.eu            +49 171 3101372                         4 years to go !

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