pkg broken? Unable to install packages...

Charlie cwr at SDF.ORG
Thu Jul 31 01:07:24 UTC 2014

On Tue, 29 Jul 2014, Roland Smith wrote:

> Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:57:23 +0200
> From: Roland Smith <rsmith at>
> To: Charlie <cwr at SDF.ORG>
> Cc: freebsd-questions at
> Subject: Re: pkg broken? Unable to install packages...
> On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:20:16PM +0000, Charlie wrote:
>> Hello list!
>> I'm running 10-RELEASE x64, and all of a sudden I can't seem to install
>> any packages.
>> No matter which package I attempt to install, the result is similar:
> Don't know if it is related, but there has been some breakage in pkg lately.
> Version 1.3.3 has hit the ports tree just now. You might want to try and
> install that from ports.
> If you build from ports, it uses the newly-built pkg-static inside the port
> for installation, so it should work.
> Roland
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Hey Roland,

Thanks for the reply. I tried what you suggested -- updating pkg to the
latest version via ports -- but no luck. Same errors as before, no matter
what I'm trying to install or update.




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