pkg update

Manish Jain bourne.identity at
Mon Jun 8 08:04:21 UTC 2020

On 2020-06-08 11:57, Matthew Seaman wrote:
>> rm -rf/var/cache/pkg/* /var/db/pkg/repo-*.sqlite
>> pkg bootstrap -f
>> pkg update -f
> Doing this will really spoil your day.  The first command removes all of
> the accumulated knowledge your system has about what packages are
> installed, meaning the third command will*only*  know about pkg(8) for
> the forced update.  Recovering from this situation is quite painful.

Hi Matthew,

I would think that the system has about what packages are
installed is hived under /var/db/pkg/local.sqlite (which my command 
pointedly spares out).

Manish Jain

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