On Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 06:07:44PM -0400, Henry Hu wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> 
> On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 7:19 PM, Baptiste Daroussin <b...@freebsd.org>
> wrote:
> 
> > Hi all,
> >
> > We are starting the release process of pkg 1.4, we want to have a better
> > release
> > process than with every single previous version of pkg. For that we will
> > need
> > you help!
> >
> > pkg-devel has been updated to the latest version of pkg as of alpha2.
> >
> > Changes you can expect in pkg 1.4 are the following:
> > - Loads of bug fixes
> > - Stricter checking of the path passed via the plist
> > - Removal of the bundled libyaml
> > - new --raw-format to chose the output format for info -R and search -R
> > - ABI is now follwing MACHINE_ARCH (freebsd:10:x86:64 become
> > FreeBSD:10:amd64)
> >   the old ABI is available as a fallback in ALTABI
> > - pkg check now support a quiet mode
> > - new 3 way merge code ("stolen" from the fossil-scm) to allow automerging
> >   configuration files
> > - new @config keyword to mark a file as a config file (during
> >   upgrade/reinstallation it will try to merge the configuration with the
> > one the
> >   user may have modified) an option AUTOMERGE is available to prevent
> >   automerging if automerge fails a .pkgnew file will be created along with
> > the
> >   untouched user version of the configuration
> > - The update procedure has been improved and speed up a lot (in particular
> > for
> >   machine with low resources)
> > - The unique identifier has been modified to be pkgname meaning now ports
> > can be
> >   moved in new categories without having to be considered a different
> > package
> > - Only libraries starting by lib* are added to the provided libraries
> > - General speed up of all operations
> >
> > We need help in testing, but we also need help in writing regression tests
> > !
> > The more we have tests the more stable the releases will be.
> >
> > The release will also allow to be able to package base!
> >
> 
> I've just tried pkg-devel 1.4.0.alpha3 and found something strange: when a
> pkg is removed, pkgs which depend on it are not removed.
> 
> For example:
> 
> > sudo pkg remove libX11
> Checking integrity... done (0 conflicting)
> Deinstallation has been requested for the following 1 packages (of 0
> packages in the universe):
> 
> Installed packages to be REMOVED:
>         libX11-1.6.2_2,1
> 
> The operation will free 6 MB.
> 
> Proceed with deinstalling packages? [y/N]:
> > sudo pkg remove -R libX11
> Checking integrity... done (0 conflicting)
> Deinstallation has been requested for the following 1 packages (of 0
> packages in the universe):
> 
> Installed packages to be REMOVED:
>         libX11-1.6.2_2,1
> 
> The operation will free 6 MB.
> 
> Proceed with deinstalling packages? [y/N]:
> 
Seems like can you store somewhere you /var/db/pkg/local.sqlite so that we can
fix your situation?

Best regards,
Bapt

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