OS version upgrade detected. Running "pkg-static install -f pkg" recommended
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Wed Jul 13 20:32:48 UTC 2016
On Wed, 13 Jul 2016 16:49:37 +0200 "Julian H. Stacey" <jhs at berklix.com> wrote
> Hi ports@
> uname -a
> FreeBSD lapr.js.berklix.net 12.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 12.0-CURRENT \
> #1 r302560M: Wed Jul 13 01:28:27 CEST 2016 \
> jhs at lapr.js.berklix.net:/usr/src/sys/amd64/compile/LAPR.small amd64
> cd /usr/ports; svn up
> Updating '.':
> At revision 418418
> make fetch
> pkg-static: Warning: Major OS version upgrade detected. \
> Running "pkg-static install -f pkg" recommended
> This is an incomplete thus bad reccomendation, based on a false
> assumption all users of ports/ only want packages. It's quite obvious
> from "make fetch" that here one wants to fetch distfiles to recompile,
> not install binary packages, the warning should at least also provide
> an alternate recipe for ports/ source based users who want to
> recompile whatever to get rid of warning.
> What causes the warning ? a grep of Mk/* doesnt show it,
> It's presumably coming from Mk/ calling some pkg ?
> In /usr/src/usr.sbin/pkg ? I fail to grep for Major
> What text can we add to which Mk/* to state the source upgrade route ?
It *should* read:
pkg-static: Warning: Major OS version upgrade detected. \
Running "pkg-static install -f pkg" recommended \
or run "pkg-static delete -f pkg" to remove this message.
Sorry. Couldn't resist. In all honesty Julian, I too had the
same reaction/ understanding as you, when I saw it. Took me a bit
before it dawned on me what it was *actually* trying to tell me. :P
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