pkg-static update failed - FreeBSD.meta has wrong version 2
ottavio2006-usenet2012 at yahoo.com
Wed May 6 12:52:06 UTC 2020
On Wed, 6 May 2020 at 13:14, Christoph Kukulies <kuku at kukulies.org> wrote:
> I have a FreeBSD-11.0 installed on a VM and was trying to install some packages.
> pkg search already failed with some error saying FreeBSD.meta has wrong version 2.
> So I decided to upgrade to FreeBSD 12.1
> This seems to have worked:
> uname -a
> FreeBSD fbsd 12.1-RELEASE-p3 FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE-p3 GENERIC. amd64
> But trying to update pkg still fails:
> Updating FreeBSD repository catalogue...
> Fetching meta.txz: . done
> repository FreeBSD has no meta file, using default settings
> Fetching packagesite.txz: .......... done
> Unable to open created repository FreeBSD
> Unable to update repository FreeBSD
> Error updating repositories!
> y meta /var/db/pkg/FreeBSD.meta has wrong version 2
> pkg-static: repository meta /var/db/pkg/FreeBSD.meta has wrong version 2
> pkg-static: Repository FreeBSD load error: meta cannot be loaded No error: 0
> I’m clueless now.
Maybe it's pointing to the wrong repos.
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