(232921) Some types of package installation fail after upgrading from 12.1-RELEASE

Graham Perrin grahamperrin at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 21:10:07 UTC 2021

On 17/02/2021 09:34, Graham Perrin wrote:
> Multiple test results here suggest that a clean installation of 
> 12.1-RELEASE on AMD64, followed by an upgrade to 12.2-RELEASE-p3, will 
> fail to install databases/mysql57-server. More specifically:
> /var/log/userlog will be without [root:useradd] lines for cyrus(60) 
> and mysql(88).


FreeBSD bug 232921 – freebsd-update upgrade does not execute pwd_mkdb 
for ntpd

– with reference to:

freebsd-update: unconditionally regenerate passwd/login.conf files

 > … When doing a major upgrade, e.g. from 12.1-RELEASE -> 12.2-RELEASE, …

 > … pkg subsequently failed to install a package that wanted to add a 
 > claiming that the user was removed in the process. …

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