pkg update

Manish Jain bourne.identity at
Mon Jun 8 08:06:14 UTC 2020

On 2020-06-08 13:33, Manish Jain wrote:
> 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).
> Regards,
> Manish Jain

Please excuse the typo : that was meant to read

"I would think that the knowledge the system has"

Manish Jain

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