Missing packages after upgrade

Dimitri Minaev minaev at gmail.com
Mon Aug 14 08:42:38 UTC 2017

You were right, today the updated database contains all firefox-related
packages. Thank you for the detailed answer.

On 08/14/2017 12:33 PM, Jan Beich wrote:
> Dimitri Minaev <minaev at gmail.com> writes:
>> Hello,
>> I have a virtual machine running FreeBSD. Last week the OS was upgraded
>> from 10.1 to 11.1-RELEASE. After the upgrade I tried to install Firefox,
>> but `pkg' cannot find the package in the repository:
>> $ sudo pkg install firefox
>> Updating FreeBSD repository catalogue...
>> FreeBSD repository is up to date.
>> All repositories are up to date.
>> pkg: No packages available to install matching 'firefox' have been found
>> in the repositories
>> $ sudo pkg search firefox
>> esteidfirefoxplugin- Digital signing with Estonian ID card in
>> Firefox
>> linux-firefox-45.9.0,2         Web browser based on the browser portion
>> of Mozilla
>> xpi-firefox-showcase-   Easily locate and select any open browser
>> window
>> Firefox is present in the ports directory, but not in the packages
>> database. I updated the database using -f option, but the result was the
>> same. I don't know if there are any other lost packages, but it seems
>> very probable. What's happened? How do I get the full database?
> firefox was missing for a few days due to a fallout from r447542. Try again.
> Disappearing packages issue was also discussed on the recent devsummit.
> ports-secteam@ maintains quarterly branches exactly to avoid this but
> sometimes mistakes happen.
> http://beefy3.nyi.freebsd.org/data/110amd64-quarterly/447639/logs/errors/firefox-54.0.1_1,1.log
> https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=221361
> https://wiki.freebsd.org/DevSummit/201708/Desktop#Ports

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