/pub/FreeBSD/releases/amd64/12.0-RELEASE/ has empty doc.txz file?
russ.haley at gmail.com
Sun Apr 28 23:41:09 UTC 2019
On Sun, Apr 28, 2019 at 11:02 AM Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
> On Sat, 27 Apr 2019 22:09:45 -0700, Russell Haley wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I just updated my server to 12-RELEASE and was going to use iocell to
> > update my jails. Iocell needs to fetch the base package archives from the
> > FreeBSD site but chokes because there is no docs.txz file. After
> > to http://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/amd64/12.0-RELEASE/ I
> > noticed that the docs package is just an empty stub called
> > docs.txz.empty_archive.
> > Is there a reason the official freebsd release package doesn't have a
> > archive? Is there any plan to correct this?
> Yes. The documentation has been moved into the ports collection,
> i. e., the documentation is now a port (and _not_ part of the OS
> distribution anymore). Likewise, base's pkg program is just a
> "placeholder" (stub) for the "real pkg" program, which is a port.
Ah, right; part of the efforts to reduce the image size. Thanks!
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