pkg Assertion failed. Help needed.

Fernando Apesteguía fernando.apesteguia at
Tue Aug 25 13:12:52 UTC 2015

On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 6:15 PM, Fernando Apesteguía
<fernando.apesteguia at> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I'm in the process of upgrading to 10.2-RELEASE in on of my machines.
> The base system is already updated. Although it is not strictly
> necessary (I upgrade from 10.1-RELEASE), I wanted to reinstall all
> packages as well.
> When I try to do it, I get the following errors:
> $ pkg-static upgrade -f
> Updating FreeBSD repository catalogue...
> FreeBSD repository is up-to-date.
> All repositories are up-to-date.
> Checking for upgrades (948 candidates):  90%
> db41 has no direct installation candidates, change it to db? [Y/n]: [ENTER]

It seems I missed the note in UPDATING about db* ports.

It's fixed now.

> Checking for upgrades (948 candidates): 100%
> Processing candidates (948 candidates): 100%
> pkg-static: sqlite error while executing UPDATE packages SET name=?1
> WHERE name=?2; in file pkg_jobs.c:1658: UNIQUE constraint failed:
> Checking integrity...Assertion failed: (strcmp(uid, p->uid) != 0),
> function pkg_conflicts_check_local_path, file pkg_jobs_conflicts.c,
> line 368.
> Child process pid=1106 terminated abnormally: Abort trap
> $
> I haven't had problems so far while installing/deinstalling packages,
> but I suppose I was just "lucky" enough so the problem didn't show up
> earlier. It seems my sqlite package database is corrupt.
> Any ideas on how to fix this?
> Thanks in advance.

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