For those who could look for the correct command to replace, for example, old unison-nox with new unified port with nox11 flavor, I used:
portmaster -o net/unison@nox11 unison-2.48.4_2
and it worked!
Thanks to portmaster developpers!
Are pkg and portmaster equivalent? Is it better to use pkg or portmaster? To me they should be equivalent, and both should maintain the same version of software installed on the system, however I noticed inconsistencies.
I have been playing around with a test system (FreeBSD 11) and I've...
I build net-mgmt/unifi5 from time to time. Unifi is not available as a pkg but most all of the dependancies are.
in the past I used to just use ports-mgmt/portmaster like this (if my notes can be trusted:
portmaster --update-if-newer --packages-build /usr/ports/net-mgmt/unifi5/...
Couple of questions about portmaster.
Given that the documentation and some tools related to the "ports" system regard programs installed from binary package repository as "ports", does that mean:
1. We can use tools like portmaster to manage everything, regardless of the way it was...
Editorial: I've been using ports-mgmt/portmaster for a long time already and I figured it could use a little bit of extra love and attention ;) Also because there is a lot which Portmaster can do, so I'm hoping that briefly showcasing some of those features might be helpful for some...
I greatly dread the inevitiable "Please rebuild all installed 3rd party software" message from freebsd-update and I'm convinced there are ways to reduce the pain. I seek advice.
It seems to me that the primary intent for the universal rebuild is to remove all previous version library...
FreeBSD 11.0 RELEASE
I have binary packages installed using pkg. Works great and fine in itself.
I have installed from source some ports as the options used in the binary version was not what I needed. Works great and fine in itself.
Mixing both as such works as advertised, but I'm...
Is it still bad practice to update installed ports with Portmaster -a or -af? In this 15799 user "phoenix" says, that
Is this information still valid? The FreeBSD handbook recommends just to use:
and if that fails, then:
I am looking to switch from using portmaster management to pkg/poudriere for management. I already have poudriere setup on an outside system and I am using it for some machines which I built using the poudriere setup from the beginning. I would like to begin using the poudriere/pkg setup for...
I'd like to follow the quarterly package repository (because I value stability and reliability over new features), but I need to have a few packages compiled with custom options, and this results in a problem:
Ports does not have a quarterly release, only a "rolling release" of sorts...
I have upgraded host from 10.1 to 10.3. After that i coudn't start ezjail. I edited fstab.jail_name
/usr/jails/basejail /usr/jails/jail_name/basejail nullfs ro 0 0
After that it started. I stoped it. Updated jail with
ezjail-admin update -U -s 10.1-RELEASE
mergemaster -U -D...
I'm getting the following error messages when I try to build and install the dar program from ports using portmaster and make:
Updating database digests format: 100%
Checking integrity... done (0 conflicting)
Deinstallation has been requested for the following 1 packages (of 0 packages in the...
Inside portmaster.rc file I have following option:
$ cat /usr/local/etc/portmaster.rc
But every time I build something every build dependency is not fetched by pkg but is being built from sources. That usually takes long time especially when there are llvm37...
I'm trung upgrade php56 and use command key -x to avoid updating sqlite3
portmaster php56 -x sqlite3
portmaster php56 -x databases/sqlite3
portmaster php56 -x /usr/ports/databases/sqlite3
===>>> -x is not installed
===>>> Aborting update
I'm trying upgrade pkg-1.9.3 to pkg-1.9.4_1 via portmaster pkg on FreeBSD 8 server with fresh ports. But I got error message. Part of log:
pkg_add.c: In function 'pkg_add_fromdir':
pkg_add.c:1283: error: 'struct stat' has no member named 'st_atim'
pkg_add.c:1284: error: 'struct stat' has no...
I'm getting the following 'database disk image is malformed' error messages that are preventing portmaster -a from updating any ports. Does anyone know of a fix for this?:
[[ snip ]]
===>>> All >> (19)
===>>> The following actions will be taken if you choose to proceed...
I have just updated with portsnap fetch update and issued a portmaster -a command. I get the following error:
===>>> The textproc/clucene-qt5 port has been deleted: Reintegrated into devel/qt5-help
===>>> Aborting update
I can't find anything in UPDATING which gives a clue.
I identified all of...
I've been trying to get the Nvidia drivers working and have faced multiple problems.
Currently i'm getting this error:
+++ Some programs may need linprocfs, please add it to /etc/fstab! +++
Running linux ldconfig...
This software is based in part on the...