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Re: [HEADS UP] pkgsrc default database directory changed
On Dec 4, 11:07, Mike Pumford wrote:
} On 02/12/2020 23:41, Thomas Klausner wrote:
} > On Wed, Dec 02, 2020 at 03:07:55PM -0800, Paul Goyette wrote:
} >> This is just getting too complicated. Too many manual steps, and too
} >> many changes to too many long-established procedures.
} > Yeah, I'm sorry that you spent too much time on this.
} > Actually, the easiest way is to just:
} > cd /usr/pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_install
} > make USE_CWRAPPERS=no install
} > install -c /usr/pkg/sbin/pkg_* /usr/sbin
} Err. This works great until the next system update. At which point the
} system pkg_* binaries will be re-instated and break everything. Unless
} you are going to ensure that /usr/sbin/pkg_* are going to be updated not
} just in current but also in the 9, 8 and 7 release branches which are
} all still supported.
Minor correction: 7 is no longer supported. Generally only
two release branches are supported with the oldest being desupported
about a month after a new major release comes out. 7 got extra
time due to Covid-19, but was completely desupported some time ago.
} Any solution that overwrites core binaries with a binary from pkgsrc
} won't survive an OS upgrade.
} As others have said this is starting to look like the consequences of
} the change have not been thought through.
}-- End of excerpt from Mike Pumford
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