[csw-maintainers] Question about stub files

Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński maciej at opencsw.org
Mon Apr 9 22:24:01 CEST 2012

No dia 9 de Abr de 2012 18:32, "Jeffery Small" <jeff at cjsa.com> escreveu:

Out of curiosity, are you able to post from a non-opencsw email address?

> Ben Walton <bwalton at opencsw.org> writes:
> >> That's great.  Thanks.  I'm still migrating from pkg-get to pkgutil
> >> and wasn't aware of that option.
> >Did you by any chance do your upgrade with pkg-get?  If so, that would
> >have potentially caused some of your problem.  Due to the way it does
> >the upgrade, you could have ended up with no libssl for chunks of the
> >upgrade.  That can wreak havoc much like what you described.
> >The pkg-get upgrade process is a series of recursive remove/add steps,
> >while the pkgutil upgrade is a series of iterative removals followed
> >by iterative installs.
> Yes, I was still using pkg-get because I have a large perl script based
> upon it that integrates the upgrade/install process with local package
> caching for quick access to the records of installed packages.  I did
> notice that midway through the upgrade process everything broke because
> pkg-get script was renamed out from under me!

Sorry to hear that. We tried to make it as announced as possible, this was
our last resort to tell the users that pkg-get is going away.

> It took some investigation
> to figure out what was happening and correct.  I'm currently in the
> of rewriting my script to use pkgutil in place of pkg-get.  Too many tasks
> and not enought time!

Hopefully the rewrite isn't hard, unless you do things like parsing stdout.

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