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Re: NetBSD 8.2 Package refresh fails

Riccardo Mottola <riccardo.mottola%libero.it@localhost> writes:

> First a foreword, to recap what i am trying to do
> - had a 7.x system with packages installed
> - upgraded to 8.2
> - upgraded binary packages using pkgin
> - since not all packages were available (or apparently some old?) I
> starting doing pkg_rolling-replace to what I believe was the matching
> pkgsrc release.

In order for this to be sound, you need to check out the same branch of
pkgsrc for building as was used by the build of the binary packages you
updated to.

> I did look for BUILD_HOST and found out that *none* of the packages
> was build on 7.x
> Some of them are 8.0 (binary packages) and some 8.2, built by me. So
> the system should be ABI consistent, I suppose.

Relative to base OS libs, yes, that sounds good.

> I don't think I am using them, where could be binary packages stored
> locally? They would be all obsolete.

They can be on your disk, just not installed, and you checked that.

> A tag / note would be good. However, I'm pretty sure it is
> consistent. I do net-mount the same sources also for NetBSD/sparc32
> 9.0 and NetBSD/sparc64 9.0 and they went through smoothly. Only 8.2 is
> acting up.

I really do recommend using cvs (or git) and tracking the stable branch.

also you can check your pkgin repo settings to see what branch that got.

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