The above was a question and not in any shape or form a jump to a quick decision. I leave it up to the developers to consider the changes. postgresql92 instead of postgresql93), but are happy to use the default packages from the Free BSD repos elsewhere. [y/N]: Of the packages listed above gdb is installed from a local repository but pkg now wants to reinstall it from the Free BSD repo and also git is installed from the local repo but pkg wants to upgrade it from the Free BSD repo. I expected it to be present because that's what should be in my private repository as gdb was installed from the private repository and I haven't updated it since then, so the digest should be the same.Another thing I found: # /usr/sbin/pkg version -Rv L= Updating Free BSD repository catalogue... Not having packages track their original repositories -- ie. [y/N]: 7.4.4 [Free BSD] Installed packages to be REINSTALLED: tcl86-8.6.5_1 [Free BSD] (options changed) net-snmp-5.7.3_11 [Free BSD] (options changed) gdb-7.11.1 [Free BSD] (options changed) The operation will free 1 Mi B. The relevant code seems to be this: I am not sure that I understand the logic here.If you install software using any of the tools described in this chapter, you will automatically be notified whenever a newer version of software is available.The rest of this chapter demonstrates how to use the built-in graphical and command-line tools for managing software and upgrades.
Gradually, I've been using it less and less and now I feel I must describe why, in a hopefully productive and positive fashion. An operating system is useless without its applications, and the currently blessed binary package management system, the is seriously broken.
This was always a known problem for me in Linux - the nvidia-304* is a legacy option but has always worked in my HP G60.
I only point this out as it'd be a game changer for me.
It also describes how to App Cafe® provides an intuitive, graphical method for installing and managing PBIs and packages.
PBIs are packages that contain extra meta-data which is displayed in App Cafe®, such as screenshots and lists of similar applications.