Is pkgng dependency solver immature? (Was: Re: Dependency on gettext)
vas at mpeks.tomsk.su
Tue May 20 17:25:14 UTC 2014
Tijl Coosemans wrote:
> > How do I get rid of these phantom dependencies? Why is
> > "pkg upgrade" trying to install all these packages without actually
> > upgrading anything? Is there a way to debug the dependency solver?
> > Any help is greatly appreciated. Pls see the output below:
> > # pkg upgrade -n
> > Updating repository catalogue
> > Upgrades have been requested for the following 35 packages:
> > Installing gettext: 0.18.3.1_1 [sibptus]
> > Installing p5-Locale-gettext: 1.05_3 [FreeBSD]
> Does the [sibptus] versus [FreeBSD] here mean you are mixing two
> package repositories maybe?
Certainly. What's wrong with that?
I keep a repository called "sibptus" for packages which I need
compiled with special options. There are maybe 70 or 80 such packages
together with the dependencies.
All the rest I expect to download from the FreeBSD repository.
> In any case. I think you'll have better luck getting answers on the
> freebsd-ports mailing list. All things ports and packages are discussed
Thanks for the hint.
Victor Sudakov, VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
sip:sudakov at sibptus.tomsk.ru
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