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Recovering from broken userland after removing compat80 package
If you are using this package from pkgsrc-current, and running NetBSD
9.0, please unpack a base tarball before removing the compat80 package.
I haven't realized this package replaces base libraries if they already
exist, so my addition of libterminfo.so.1 to the package for the benefit
of netbsd-current meant that removing the package will delete your BASE
If you have the bad version of compat80 installed:
env PATH=/rescue tar xzpf base.tar.xz
Should be a safe way of removing it.
If you have removed compat80 and now dynamic programs fail, and don't
have a root shell:
1. Drop to boot prompt at the boot menu
2. Type 'boot -as' and press enter to boot.
3. When asked which shell to run, pick /rescue/sh
4. export PATH=/rescue
5. cd /
6. ftp https://nycdn.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD-daily/netbsd-9/latest/amd64/binary/sets/base.tar.xz
7. tar xzpf base.tar.xz
8. ^D to resume boot normally.
Sorry for the breakage. Hopefully very few people will be affected.
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