Updating from 9.2 to 10.0-BETA3 Issues..

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Thu Nov 14 17:31:52 UTC 2013

On 11/14/13 16:54, Carl Johnson wrote:
> Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk> writes:
>> Both portmaster and portupgrade are compatible with pkg(8), and you can
>> certainly carry on using them in pretty much the same way as you always
>> did.  There is a missing bit of functionality with portmaster in that it
>> won't itself install from pkgs on a pkgngized system.  Patches welcome!
> What is the recommended process for handling portmaster on a new system?
> I am planning on upgrading a 9.2 system, but  I was planning to remove
> all ports first, then install pkg and portmaster to install the
> remaining packages.  Is there some required order to handle this?

Yes.  Install pkg first, then portmater, then anything else you may
desire.  Note that you'll need 'WITH_PKGNG=YES' in /etc/make.conf if you
on FreeBSD 9.x (or below) and you are goingto build your own packages
rather than using the binary packages from pkg.freebsd.org.



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