Portaudit detects wrong version of subversion
m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Wed Dec 18 20:39:42 UTC 2013
On 18/12/2013 17:30, Mike Clarke wrote:
> On Wednesday 18 Dec 2013 10:35:15 Matthew Seaman wrote:
>> portaudit works with the old still pkg_install database -- on a
>> pkgngized system you should use 'pkg audit' instead. Does essentially
>> the same job, but using /var/db/pkg/local.sqlite rather than all those
>> old sub-directories for individual ports under /var/db/pkg.
> Thanks, I'll switch over to using pkg audit for the daily periodic job.
> Should I do anything about removing out of date subdirectories in /var/db?
> There was a subversion-1.7.13 subdirectory but nothing for subversion-1.8.5.
> As an experiment I've now rebuilt subversion using portmaster and the
> subversion-1.8.5 subdirectory has been created but the subversion-1.7.13
> subdirectory wasn't deleted.
If you use portmaster(8), it uses that directory structure to stash some
info it uses for distfile management. Otherwise those per port
subdirectories of /var/db/pkg are pretty useless on a pkgng-ized system.
rm(1) is your friend.
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.
JID: matthew at infracaninophile.co.uk
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