DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2013-05
Re: confusion, dports, pkg, and pkgsrc
On 5/9/2013 23:14, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> What do you mean by ``If you pick dports, you have to relocate
> /usr/pkg to prevent dports from picking pkgsrc libraries up during a
> build or perhaps with ldconfig.'', do you mean change the directory
> name? or move it to a different one?
I mean, type something like this "mv /usr/pkg /usr/pkg.moved"
You don't need to delete it, but usually dragonfly images come with some
libraries and binaries preinstalled there.
I am thinking that I should
> just use pkg and if I run
> # pkg update
> it will update all the installed packages?
> I apologize for asking, but the handbook which I have read several
> times does not give a clear cut answer :(
The freebsd handbook can be helpful:
> The good part that I am understanding is that if I use Dports (pkg)
> then I can also build from source, but not to use pkgsrc and Dports at
> the same time.
> Firefox asks that one puts sem_load="YES" into /boot/loader.conf, but
> I include that in /boot/loader.conf and I get that kernel sem not
> found at startup. Is this important?
I've never heard of that.
In any case, I think you can ignore it.