sudo,pkg,Mailman all broken after upgrade from 10.3 to 11.2
wfdudley at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 21:52:54 UTC 2018
Yes, it does.
I read this:
which doesn't tell the whole story, or else it should say
"make sure you read the page in the handbook".
I think it should.
This email is free of malware because I run Linux.
On Thu, Sep 13, 2018 at 5:29 PM, <jim at mailman-hosting.com> wrote:
> On 2018-09-13 11:33, Matt Smith wrote:
>> On Sep 13 09:29, William Dudley wrote:
>>> replying to my own questions.
>>> The upgrade directions didn't state that I had to run pkg-static to
>>> and then do pkg upgrade. They just said "rebuild ports", of which I have
>>> So some googling revealed the missing instructions, and I am running pkg
>>> as I write this.
>>> Here, so the answers will be found by a search, is the missing
>>> After the final freebsd-update install and reboot, do this:
>>> pkg-static -f install pkg
>>> pkg upgrade (or possibly "pkg -f upgrade")
>> This is the problem. You run freebsd-update three times. The final
>> time deletes the old shared libraries and binaries that were on the
>> old system and are no longer on the new system.
>> What you should do is run it twice, then run pkg upgrade to reinstall
>> all the packages, and then run it the final time.
>> The workaround if you do what you did is to use pkg-static instead, so
>> it's good that you found this out. But I agree it should be mentioned
>> in the upgrade instructions. This happens quite often.
> This is in the handbook at https://www.freebsd.org/doc/ha
> ndbook/updating-upgrading-freebsdupdate.html in 22.214.171.124. "Upgrading
> Packages After a Major Version Upgrade".
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