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Re: ports

On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 5:14 PM, Julio Merino <> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 10:07 AM, Aleksey Cheusov <> 
> wrote:
>> No problem in nih, "pkg_admin rebuid" is run automatically if
>> something bad happens.
>> Also, there is "nih verify" for checking pkgdb integrity.
> This is not a solution; it is just a patch that you implemented in
> nih.  The mere fact that the database can become corrupted during

I'm not sure Isaak meant pkgdb corruption. He said "datababase integrity".
Possible corruptions caused by software bugs in pkg_install
or underlying filesystems or power loss is a completely different question.

2everyone: if you still think that yum/apt/zypper are much better than those
provided by pkgsrc, please compare them with pkgtools/nih and express
your opinion.

> --
> Julio Merino / @jmmv

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