DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2012-03
Re: Removing 2.6 packages, switching to pkgsrc-2012Q1 packages
On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 5:38 AM, Pierre Abbat <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday, March 28, 2012 22:39:22 Justin Sherrill wrote:
>> The people this would inconvenience is anyone upgrading from 3.0.1 or
>> 3.0.2 to 3.0.3; your binary package target would change to a newer
>> release, so you would end up needing to upgrade your pkgsrc software,
>> if you're installing with binary packages. If you only build pkgsrc
>> software from source, you can move to 2012Q1 at your leisure.
> Are you saying that there's a new version of pkg_radd or pkgin, and the old
> version won't handle new packages?
No. 3.0.x is using pkgsrc-2011Q4. If I build pkgsrc-2012Q1 packages
for 3.0.3, you will be getting newer binary packages. That is all.
For example, let's say package A depended on package B version 5. You
have packages A and B installed.
You upgrade to 3.0.3, with pkgsrc-2012Q1, with newer versions of some
You install package C, which depends on B version 6. This will mean
you'd need to also need to upgrade to the new version of B, since C
depends on B, and a new version of A, since A depends on B.