Portupgrade now supports pkgng [/usr/ports/UPDATING]

Alexander Kapshuk alexander.kapshuk at gmail.com
Sun Oct 28 07:16:13 UTC 2012

On 10/28/2012 03:00 AM, Bryan Drewery wrote:
> PKGNG is a replacement for the pkg_* tools that record package data in
> /var/db/pkg.
> It also allows for binary package upgrades.
> If you are wanting to use pkgng for binary packages, there's no need to
> use portupgrade anymore. Just 'pkg install name', 'pkg upgrade', etc.
Understood. Thanks.

For some reason I thought I could use the PKGNG tool set together with 
portupgrade the same way the pkg_* tools are used.

Is there a straightforward way to go back to using the pkg_* tools in 9.1?


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