[FreeBSD-Ports-Announce] [HEADSUP] pkg(8) is now the only package management tool

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[FreeBSD-Ports-Announce] [HEADSUP] pkg(8) is now the only package management tool

Baptiste Daroussin-2
Hi all,

The ports tree has been modified to only support pkg(8) as package management
system for all supported version of FreeBSD.

if you were still using pkg_install (pkg_* tools) you will have to upgrade your
system.

The simplest way is
cd /usr/ports/ports-mgmt/pkg
make install
then run
pkg2ng

You will have lots of warning, don't be scared, they are expected, pkg_*
databases used to get easily mangled. pkg2ng is most of the time able to deal
with it.

If however you encounter a problem then please report to [hidden email]

A tag has been applied to the ports tree if you need to get the latest ports
tree before the EOL of pkg_install:
https://svn.FreeBSD.org/ports/tags/PKG_INSTALL_EOL

A branch has been created if some committers want to provides updates on the
for pkg_install users:
https://svn.FreeBSD.org/ports/branches/pkg_install

Please note that this branch is not officially maintained and that we strongly
recommend that you do migrate to pkg(8)

Best regards,
Bapt on behalf of portmgr

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