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Re: Please help test new pkgin

* On 2018-06-10 at 23:42 BST, Mike Pumford wrote:

> On 08/06/2018 23:07, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
> > I've tested on macOS, Minix, and NetBSD/evbarm, as well as performing
> > a full-upgrade of around 1,100 packages from 2014Q4 to 2018Q1.  Would
> > love to know that I didn't break it on a bunch of other platforms too.
> > 
> Just done a full-upgrade on a 7.1-STABLE amd64 system without problems. I
> just ran pkgin full-upgrade twice. First time updated using the old pkgin
> and the second time refreshed all the library packages.
> So while not essential it might be nice if pkgin updated itself first
> (although I appreciate you can't make the old version do that ;) ).
> This is possibly an RTFM question but is there a way to just upgrade pkgin
> and then upgrade everything else?

For my binary package repositories I document that users perform

  $ pkg_add -U pkgin

before performing upgrades.  This is the simplest method, and I'd
rather avoid any fancy re-exec tricks in pkgin to try and do it

Thanks for testing!

Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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