Updating from 9.2 to 10.0-BETA3 Issues..

Howard Leadmon howard at leadmon.net
Thu Nov 14 07:29:24 UTC 2013

> -----Original Message-----
> On 14/11/2013 04:05, Howard Leadmon wrote:
> >  So I went back again, make sure I fully did a buildworld, and installed
> > thinking maybe some libs got wacked, but alas that didn't fix anything.
> >
> >  So the question is, if I am updating from 9.2 to 10.0 on a machine, how
> > heck can I get all of the extra software to build, as I can't get really
> > much of anything to build at this point, be it mysql, or subversion, or
> > of the add-on packages to make the server useful.   Glad I tried this on
> > test machine..
> >
> >  Any ideas/suggestions on how to get this straight?
> If you install misc/compat9x then all your 9.x compiled software should
> start working again.  This however should only be considered a stop-gap
> to enable you to rebuild all your ports.
> As Howard mentioned, the default has changed from pkg_install to pkg(8)
> with 10.x, so you'll need to install ports-mgmt/pkg and run pkg2ng as
> part of this update.
> 	Cheers,
> 	Matthew
> --
> Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.
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 OK, adding in compat9x did allow it to build mysql, and hopefully the rest,
time will tell.   I guess the part that somewhat stumps me, is if I am just
building a port fresh like mysql, why does it need the old compatibility
libs to build it fresh.   Does some of this stuff require gcc libs, or I am
missing something in the process.   

 On the package stuff, I did load the functions, as I found out the hard way
that without running pkg2ng I ended up with all my ports missing.    Also I
saw Thomas's not about running portmaster, and I have always used
portupgrade is that still ok under 10.x, or does it require portmaster to

Howard Leadmon 

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