How to repair a package

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Tue Sep 5 19:17:42 UTC 2017

On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 2:11 PM, DTD <doug at> wrote:

> Okay from pkg help upgrade:
>   ...However, explicitly running pkg update is not normally necessary.  By
>      default invoking either of pkg install or pkg upgrade will cause
> repository
>      catalogues to be updated automatically, unless disabled by setting
>      REPO_AUTOUPDATE to false in pkg.conf(5).
> I find nothing via google or questions to suggest anything beyond this.
> This is a 10.3 system BTW. Differences in 11.x??

You were correct, I meant pkg upgrade -y.

The pkg solver is supposed to correctly handle updates.  However if you've
been doing mix and match updates along the way you may have made a bed you
now have to lie in.


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