Fwd: re: Portupgrade now supports pkgng [/usr/ports/UPDATING]

Alexander Kapshuk alexander.kapshuk at gmail.com
Sat Oct 27 19:38:45 UTC 2012

If my reading the code snippet below is right, portupgrade- does 
not support pkgng yet if pkgdb has been converted for use with pkgng 
using pkg2ng.

# FIXME: pkgng
       if $use_packages && $pkgdb.with_pkgng?
         STDERR.puts "Packages are not yet suported. Use pkg(8) directly."
         return 0

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: 	re: Portupgrade now supports pkgng [/usr/ports/UPDATING]
Date: 	Sat, 27 Oct 2012 21:22:32 +0300
From: 	Alexander Kapshuk <alexander.kapshuk at gmail.com>
To: 	freebsd-questions at freebsd.org

Quick question about portupgrade's support for pkgng.

The /usr/ports/UPDATING says:
   AFFECTS: users of ports-mgmt/portupgrade
   AUTHOR: bdrewery at FreeBSD.org

   Portupgrade now supports pkgng. To use pkgng, enable it in your
   and convert your databases.

   This is optional and not currently required.

   # make -C /usr/ports/ports-mgmt/pkg install clean
   # echo 'WITH_PKGNG=yes' >> /etc/make.conf
   # pkg2ng
   # pkgdb -fu

Having done all of the above, I ran portupgrade to update all the pkgs
that needed upgrading on my system, and got the message below:
root at box0:/root/tmp # portupgrade -varRP --batch -L '%s_%s'
Packages are not yet suported. Use pkg(8) directly.

That doesn't sound like portupgrade supports pkgng, or did I misread the
message in the UPDATING file?

box0=; uname -a
FreeBSD box0.my.domain 9.1-RC2 FreeBSD 9.1-RC2 #0 r241133: Tue Oct 2
17:11:45 UTC 2012
root at obrian.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  i386


Alexander Kapshuk.

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