[PC-BSD Testing] Fwd: Pkgng can't install packages from local file?
kris at pcbsd.org
Fri Oct 18 06:05:40 PDT 2013
On 10/18/2013 03:16, Curt Dox wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 12:17 AM, Jeff <dejamuse at yahoo.com
> <mailto:dejamuse at yahoo.com>>wrote:
> I'm running a jail in 9.2 and installed PHP53 (my app requires
> that version) along with PHP53-extensions.
> I wanted to additionally install pecl-APC but if I try to install
> by ports or the pkgng package manager it wants to install PHP54 as
> a dependency which I don't want.
> Before pkgng I could just use pkg_add thusly: # pkg_add
> pecl-APC-3.1.13.tbz from a file I saved in that directory.
> Now if I try that it bombs because it can't find required packages
> like PHP 5.3.27 even though it's installed, presumably because
> pkgng uses a different database that pkg_add can't use.
> There doesn't seem to be a way to use pkgng to install a package
> from a local file, only a repository.
> So I tried to install PEAR which for some reason isn't bundled
> with FreeBSD PHP port/package. It should.
> Pear also would not install because pgkng wanted to install PHP54,
> etc. So I got PEAR from the PEAR website and installed it directly.
> Then I went to install APC with: # pecl install apc
> That caused a slew of PHP errors and finally bombed saying it
> couldn't find the XML extension even though it's installed.
> Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in
> /usr/local/share/pear/PEAR/Command.php on line 259
> XML Extension not found
> So because of pkgng we can't use PEAR to install anything anymore?
> I almost like the Wardens package manager but it can be quite
> tedious to find things and so I often just resort to: # pkg info
> to see what's installed.
> Seems the package manager could be improved by allowing
> installation from a local file and giving the option of ignoring
> dependencies. In the case of APC I don't think there are any
> specific required versions of PHP, etc., so I don't know where the
> package manager got them from but here's what happened when I used
> # pkg_add pecl-APC-3.1.14_1.tbz
> pkg_add: could not find package expat-2.1.0 !
> pkg_add: could not find package openssl-1.0.1_8 !
> pkg_add: could not find package cyrus-sasl-2.1.26_2 !
> pkg_add: could not find package openldap-sasl-client-2.4.35 !
> pkg_add: could not find package perl-5.14.4 !
> pkg_add: could not find package pkgconf-0.9.2_1 !
> pkg_add: could not find package pcre-8.33 !
> pkg_add: could not find package gdbm-1.10 !
> pkg_add: could not find package db46-18.104.22.168 !
> pkg_add: could not find package libiconv-1.14_1 !
> pkg_add: could not find package libxml2-2.8.0_2 !
> pkg_add: could not find package apr-22.214.171.124.5.2 !
> pkg_add: could not find package apache22-2.2.25 !
> pkg_add: could not find package php53-5.3.27 !
> It couldn't find them because pkg_add can't use the pkgng DB, but
> why all the specific versions listed as prerequisites in the first
> ... Jeff
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> I am certainly no expert, however:
> * The ports-mgmt tools 'pkg' and 'pkgng' are entirely incompatible
> with each other. If somehow you are using one while the other is
> active/present, then you will have troubles (possibly identical to
> those you're experiencing).
> * There is a pkgng <https://wiki.freebsd.org/PkgPrimer> management
> tool called poudriere
> <http://www.freshports.org/ports-mgmt/poudriere/> which may be exactly
> what you wish to have, as it allows easy creation of a local repo.
> * PC-BSD has a public pkgng repository which (aside from some apparent
> difficulties recently) should have much of what you need.
> I wish you success.
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Yes, the "pkg_*" tools are dead, FreeBSD is no longer making packages
for them. You should be using "pkg add <filename>" or "pkg install
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