Problem with poudriere after updating to FreeBSD 12

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Mon Dec 17 14:12:36 UTC 2018

On 17/12/2018 13:57, Carmel NY wrote:
> So, I guess what I want to know is why is this error happening and how do I
> correct it? I wanted to completely empty the repository but I don't know how
> to do that safely. Other than that, how do I force poudriere to do a complete
> rebuild of all the installed ports on this system using the correct
> information?

Update the poudriere jail to match your new OS version -- otherwise 
you'll end up building 11.x packages to install onto a 12.x system.  It 
often turns out easiest/quickest to just delete the jail and re-install 
the new one.

Poudriere will realise that the jail version has changed and will 
rebuild everything for you.  However, to be super safe, use the '-c' 
option to your 'poudriere bulk' command, which cleans out the package 
repository before rebuilding it.  This will rebuild _everything_ in your 
repo, so allow plenty of time.



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