pkg upgrade not working properly [was: pkgng messed up]

Victor Sudakov vas at
Wed May 21 07:20:28 UTC 2014

Nagy L?szl? Zsolt wrote:
> Running "pkg upgrade -y "  on  9.2-RELEASE gives lots of warning 
> messages, but does not try to upgrade anything. If I understand 
> correctly, warnings are just warnings. They should not prevent the 
> upgrade. But then why it is not doing anything?
> Details below.
> root at backup:~ # pkg upgrade -y | & more
> Updating repository catalogue
> Upgrades have been requested for the following 298 packages:
>          Installing xf86vidmodeproto: 2.3.1
>          Installing dri2proto: 2.8
>          Installing pciids: 20140502
>          Installing perl5: 5.16.3_9
>          Installing giflib-nox11: 4.2.3_2
>          <... many more packages here ...>

On a side note, are you not surprised that an upgrade operation is
trying to install so many additional packages? 

Please look up the thread with the topic "Is pkgng dependency solver

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
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