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Re: pkgin repo change
Just waiting for the mirrors to sync, then I'll change back my repositories.conf
On Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 08:59:55PM -0400, Eric Hawicz wrote:
> On 9/18/2018 4:37 AM, Pedro Pinho wrote:
> > This morning trying to update/upgrade my system I got the following,
> > |~$ sudo pkgin update Password: processing remote summary
> > (http://ftp.fr.NetBSD.org/pub/pkgsrc/packages/NetBSD/amd64/8.0 pkgin:
> > Could not fetch
> > http://ftp.fr.NetBSD.org/pub/pkgsrc/packages/NetBSD/amd64/8.0/All|
> > Looking closer at the problem, I found that the repo has changed
> > yesterday at 06:25, and the correct URL should now be
> > http://ftp.fr.netbsd.org/pub/pkgsrc/packages/NetBSD/amd64/8.0_2018Q2/All/
> > This is not an issue, as I only had to edit
> > /usr/pkg/etc/pkgin/repositories.conf on my system and everything is good
> > again.
> > I'm new to NetBSD and I'm wondering where/if such changes are usually
> > not announced.
> That sounds to me like a "8.0" symlink was lost. We have symlinks for
> various other releases, and 8.0 symlinks for other architectures, so I'm
> guessing this is just a mistake.
> I'm cc'ing the pkgsrc releng team, who can probably do something to fix
7.1 -> 7.1_2018Q2
7.1.1 -> 7.1
7.1.2 -> 7.1
7.2 -> 7.1
8.0 -> 8.0_2018Q2
Hopefully nobody has a script to set it to some weird configuration.
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