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Date:      Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:07:05 +0000 (UTC)
From:      Charlie <cwr@SDF.ORG>
To:        Roland Smith <rsmith@xs4all.nl>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: pkg broken? Unable to install packages...
Message-ID:  <alpine.NEB.2.02.1407310105430.25005@sdf.lonestar.org>
In-Reply-To: <20140729185723.GB5146@slackbox.erewhon.home>
References:  <alpine.NEB.2.02.1407282216230.3354@faeroes.freeshell.org> <20140729185723.GB5146@slackbox.erewhon.home>

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On Tue, 29 Jul 2014, Roland Smith wrote:

> Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:57:23 +0200
> From: Roland Smith <rsmith@xs4all.nl>
> To: Charlie <cwr@SDF.ORG>
> Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: pkg broken? Unable to install packages...
> 
> On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:20:16PM +0000, Charlie wrote:
>> Hello list!
>>
>> I'm running 10-RELEASE x64, and all of a sudden I can't seem to install
>> any packages.
>>
>> No matter which package I attempt to install, the result is similar:
>
> Don't know if it is related, but there has been some breakage in pkg lately.
> Version 1.3.3 has hit the ports tree just now. You might want to try and
> install that from ports.
>
> If you build from ports, it uses the newly-built pkg-static inside the port
> for installation, so it should work.
>
> Roland
> -- 
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Hey Roland,

Thanks for the reply. I tried what you suggested -- updating pkg to the
latest version via ports -- but no luck. Same errors as before, no matter
what I'm trying to install or update.

Help!

Thanks,

Charlie

cwr@sdf.org
SDF Public Access UNIX System - http://sdf.org



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