[PC-BSD Testing] pkg-static problems in 10.0

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Thu Feb 6 05:57:46 PST 2014

On 02/06/2014 07:00, Gour wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm experiencing strange problem...after starting EasyPBI in order to
> make custom package (one of the remaining things to finish with my linux
> --> pcbsd migration), I noticed that after trying to select package from
> the /usr/ports tree, EasyPBI Says: 'no packages available' which is
> strange considering that I have freshly initiaalized ports tree.
> Then I started update manager which shows some strange things:
> [gour at atmarama] /usr/ports# pc-updatemanager branches
> Available branches:
> * = Current Branch
> ----------------------------------
> 10.0-RELEASE *
> To change branches run: /usr/local/bin/pc-updatemanager chbranch <branch>
> [gour at atmarama] /usr/ports# pc-updatemanager check
> Your system is up to date!
> [gour at atmarama] /usr/ports# pc-updatemanager pkgcheck
> Updating repository catalogue
> pkg-static: sqlite: no such table: pkg_annotation
> pkg-static: sqlite: cannot rollback - no transaction is active
> pkg-static: Unable to find catalogs
> ERROR: Error 70: pkg-static update
> So I wonder if you have any hint what's wrong with the system and any
> workaround?
> PC-BSD is great release, I'm very happy with all accmplishements, but
> lack of (binary) packages/PBIs is PITA - so many things are missing and
> I'm not inclined to e.g. build LibreOffice from the src. When will the
> package tree become un-frozen?
> Sincerely,
> Gour

Sounds like your pkgng database is corrupt?

Try removing this file "/var/db/pkg/repo-pcbsd.sqlite" then run "pkg
update -f"

Does that fix your database?

Also, a fresh round of PBIs is incoming in a day or so. We unfroze our
ports tree the other day, and the poudriere builds just finished.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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