Upgrading packages (fail)
merlyn at geeks.org
Wed Sep 29 13:43:06 UTC 2021
On Tue, Sep 28, 2021 at 06:31:38PM -0700, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote:
> In message <e829d9fe-5b1c-605b-e617-a026c67b850b at holgerdanske.com>,
> David Christensen <dpchrist at holgerdanske.com> wrote:
> >> I've just now tried to correct that via the following commands and actions:
> >> freebsd-update fetch
> >> freebsd-update install
> >I do 'pkg update' here.
> >> pkg upgrade
> >> (power cycle / reboot)
There should be another
here as well to cleanup and remove old shared libs no longer needed after you did
your `pkg upgrade`
> Also however, a bunch of stuff got removed, but with no real explanation
> of why:
> Installed packages to be REMOVED:
> abiword: 3.0.4_1
Frequently package dependancies change from time to time, and some
dependancy is no longer required by some base package you have
installed, and the old dependancy goes away.
I see this quite often.
You can also do a `pkg autoremove` to clean up packages that may be
orphaned but not detected by this process as well.
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