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Re: pkgin weirdness

Ok, thanks for the clarification. Makes perfect sense.

I will have to check all the packages I've got installed from wip
against the same from the blessed pkgsrc... I've been having some
weird problems with gnome40 and I suspect there may be some packages I
am getting from the 'wrong' place.

On Sun, 24 Oct 2021 at 12:57, Jonathan Perkin <> wrote:
> * On 2021-10-24 at 12:49 BST, Chavdar Ivanov wrote:
> >While testing wip/rust 1.56, I came across some strange pkgin
> >behaviour - it didn't notice the latest installed wip/rust version
> >(this is my local pkgin repo, the summary file was updated)
> pkgin does not upgrade a package if the PKGPATH is different, otherwise
> you'd never be able to install e.g. mysql 5.7 or node 10 or whatever as
> it would always "upgrade" to a newer version.
> If you want to switch to wip/rust then you'll need to remove lang/rust
> first, then pkgin will track that version instead.
> --
> Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -


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