pkg: Can't install pgAdmin3

Walter Hurry walterhurry at
Wed Jun 25 20:47:14 UTC 2014

On Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:22:13 -0700, Patrick wrote:

> On Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 8:12, Walter Hurry wrote:
>> I have switched (mostly) to binary packages. However, I cannot install
>> databases/pgadmin3 using 'pkg install pgadmin3'.
>> The reason is that it tries to install postgresql92-client first, which
>> fails as I already have postgresql93-client installed.
>> Why is pkg unable to use the existing postgresql93-client? pgadmin3
>> builds and installs quite happily from the port.
>> Incidentally, I have the same problem with psycopg2.
> You'll probably have to build your own binaries using Poudriere if
> you're not going to go with current defaults. Or just make install from
> the ports tree would be the simpler solution.
Thanks for the reply. Yes, I have built and installed the binaries from 
ports. But my question remains: What is lacking in the architecture of 
pkg that it cannot cope with this?

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