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Re: [HEADS UP] pkg_install update - updated instructions

On Sat, Dec 12, 2020 at 01:22:03PM +0100, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> Hi!
> Here are the latest instructions on how to update your pkg_install
> installation on NetBSD.
> If you are running NetBSD-current after Dec 5 or the NetBSD-8 or
> NetBSD-9 stable branches after Dec 8:
> 	 cd /usr/pkgsrc && cvs update -dP
> 	 mv /var/db/pkg /usr/pkg/pkgdb
> 	 mv /var/db/pkg.refcount /usr/pkg/pkgdb.refcount
> If you have the pkg_install package installed ("pkg_info -e
> pkg_install" will tell you), update it (see below).
> On other NetBSD versions:
>    	 cd /usr/pkgsrc && cvs update -dP
>        echo "PKG_DBDIR=/usr/pkg/pkgdb" >> /etc/pkg_install.conf
> 	 mv /var/db/pkg /usr/pkg/pkgdb
> 	 mv /var/db/pkg.refcount /usr/pkg/pkgdb.refcount
> 	 # and update pkg_install
> 	 pkg_delete -ff pkg_install # this may fail if you did not have it installed
> 	 cd /usr/pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_install
> 	 make clean
> 	 make USE_CWRAPPERS=no install

Missed one step here:

         cd /usr/pkg/sbin && install -c pkg_add pkg_admin pkg_create pkg_delete pkg_info /usr/sbin/

Updated in the wiki, sorry for that.

> If you have pkgin installed, update the package.  There are no special
> instructions needed on how to update pkgin, install a new binary
> package or run 'make update' or 'make replace'.
> Let me know if there are any issues when you follow these
> instructions.
> Thanks,
>  Thomas

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