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Date:      Fri, 26 Apr 2013 23:12:56 -0400
From:      "illoai@gmail.com" <illoai@gmail.com>
To:        russo@bogodyn.org
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Why is "pkg_glob" no longer working for me?
Message-ID:  <CAHHBGko341kTGH9UcdCKcifzb4eE1666YDbe_yQfoRPheQvPjg@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20130426205459.GA60584@bogodyn.org>
References:  <20130426205459.GA60584@bogodyn.org>

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OK

But modulo CH3CH2OH

You need to learn the neue pkg system

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On 26 April 2013 16:54, Tom Russo <russo@bogodyn.org> wrote:

> I used to be able to run "pkg_glob" to see what packages have been updated
> since a given date.  For example, if I do a big 'portupgrade -fr
> somepackage'
> and wait overnight, then in the morning find a handful had failed, I often
> find it helpful to do something like:
>
>    pkg_glob -r somepackage -x '>= 2013-04-24'
>
> to see what packages depend on somepackage but weren't updated when I did
> the portupgrade on the 24th.
>
> But now, I find that pkg_glob always returns absolutely nothing if I
> specify
> a date.  I did a portupgrade -a on Thursday the 25th of April, and when I
> try
> to see which ports actually got updated with "pkg_glob '>=2013-04-24'", it
> prints nothing.
>
> This has been happening for a few weeks, at least, and I wonder
> an update to the portupgrade package busted it.
>
> I have tried rebuilding the package db and ports db using pkgdb and
> portsdb,
> with no change in behavior.
>
> I tried looking at /var/db/pkg to see if the modification times of
> directories
> there might help me answer my question, but far more directories have been
> touched than packages actually updated (there were, as I recall, 20 pending
> package upgrades when I started the process).
>
> Anyone else have this issue?  Or am I the only one left still using
> portupgrade
> and its associated tools?
>
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