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pkg/47060: pkgin is sometimes too terse and operator-unfriendly
>Synopsis: pkgin is sometimes too terse and operator-unfriendly
>Arrival-Date: Fri Oct 12 10:05:00 +0000 2012
>Originator: Havard Eidnes
>Release: NetBSD 6.0_RC2
System: NetBSD jonsvatnet.uninett.no 6.0_RC2 NetBSD 6.0_RC2 (JONSVATNET) #10:
Mon Sep 24 14:50:04 CEST 2012
I tried to use "pkgin full-upgrade" after doing "pkgin update"
on this NetBSD/i386 6.0_RC2 system, pointing towards
as the only repository.
This is what I get:
jonsvatnet# pkgin -V fug
calculating dependencies... done.
pkgin: /var/db/pkgin/cache has not enough space for download
(I beleive the error message is not good English, I would
rather say "/var/db/pkgin/cache does not have enough space
However, it does not say what it actually wants to do, how
much it wants to download, or anything like that -- it just
says "you have too little free space".
Couple that with the apparent inability to direct it to use
some other space for caching the binary packages, I'm sort
of lost what to do.
I could of course clean out the entire 1.2GB of packages in
/var/db/pkgin/cache, but pkgin's claim looks ... preposterous,
and I would like to have more information to go on before
trusting that it did indeed get its calculation right.
My /var file system has after all 2.9GB space free:
jonsvatnet# df -h /var
Filesystem Size Used Avail %Cap Mounted on
/dev/wd0f 4.8G 1.6G 2.9G 35% /var
and my /usr/pkg in total contains 4.7GB:
jonsvatnet# du -hs /usr/pkg
Doing just a "pkgin upgrade", on the other hand, says that there
is nothing to do:
jonsvatnet# pkgin upgrade
nothing to do.
so I am somewhat doubdtful that it wants to replace all my
packages under the "full-upgrade" command.
Don't quite know, but see above.
Sorry, don't know.
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