Hi Joe, On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 08:18:19AM -0700, Joe Maloney wrote: > Thanks for the update Glen. For TrueOS we are running into a few > interesting scenarios with pkg base which I think may be worth > mentioning. > > * Due to the fact pc-sysinstall installs FreeBSD-* some users > have packages such as FreeBSD-atm which are never cleaned up during > upgrades.
Yes, this is one issue that has been outstanding for some time. I thought it was already in the Wiki, but added it yesterday. > * Since we have no mechanism of properly merging changes to /etc > we simply copy files as needed with pc-updatemanager, and it is > difficult to maintain what should be updated, merged, or removed. > This is another long-standing item in the list of things to fix, indeed. > We know that the meta pkg for base, and etc upgrading are on the > list of todos. Just wanted to share the current status of pkg base > in TrueOS. If you are looking for feedback on particular things > we can probably get that for you in short order. > Nothing specific that I can think of, but thank you for this feedback, and of course for experimenting with this. Glen
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