[PC-BSD Testing] Fwd: Pkgng can't install packages from local file?
dejamuse at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 18 20:36:11 PDT 2013
So, how do I install PECL extensions like APC if the package manager
wants to install PHP54 as a dependency even though my system has PHP53?
Doesn't seem possible without compiling source.
On 10/18/2013 06:05, Kris Moore wrote:
> 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
>> 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:
>> # 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 db46-126.96.36.199 !
>> 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-188.8.131.52.5.2 !
>> 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 place?
>> ... 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
>> * 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
> Kris Moore
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