[PC-BSD Testing] pcbsd/src-sh/pc-updatemanager showing old branches

Joe Maloney jpm820 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 16 07:59:59 PST 2014


That workaround did enable freebsd-update to continue.  I will try it and
if it tanks my system I'll just rollback  :)  If it works I will report
back.

Joe Maloney


On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 9:54 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:

>  On 01/16/2014 10:50, Joe Maloney wrote:
>
> One more problem.  Apparently I can't downgrade to the kernel that RELEASE
> is running through the tool at least as 10/STABLE has a newer kernel.  It
> seems that freebsd-update does not like to allow this.
>
> [root at jm-desk-pc] ~# pc-updatemanager chbranch 10.0-RELEASE
> Creating package for pkg-1.2.4_1
> /usr/local/tmp/pkg.txz                        100% of 2014 kB 1426 kBps
> 00m01s
> Building a list of user-installed packages... Please wait...
> Building list of user-installed packages...
> Looking up fbsd-update.pcbsd.org mirrors... none found.
> Fetching metadata signature for 10-STABLE from fbsd-update.pcbsd.org...
> done.
>
> Files on mirror (10-STABLE-p6) appear older than what
> we are currently running (10-STABLE-p7)!
> Cowardly refusing to proceed any further.
> ERROR: Failed running "freebsd-update -r 10.0-RELEASE upgrade"...
>
>
>
> Aurg, that sucks. Wonder if we can "hack" the freebsd-update script to
> bypass this check:
>
> If you edit /usr/sbin/freebsd-update:
>
> Look for this section:
>
> --------------------------
>         if [ "${RELPATCHNUM}" -lt "${RELPX}" ]; then
>                 echo
>                 echo -n "Files on mirror (${RELNUM}-p${RELPATCHNUM})"
>                 echo " appear older than what"
>                 echo "we are currently running (`uname -r`)!"
>                 echo "Cowardly refusing to proceed any further."
>                 #return 1
>         fi
>
> Just comment out the "return 1" as I did above.
>
> Of course this would be experimental, so no promises on if it works ;)
>
>
>
> On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 9:47 AM, Joe Maloney <jpm820 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>  Perfect.  That was exactly what I was missing.  I had forgotten about
>> that conf file.  Thanks.
>>
>> Joe Maloney.
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 9:42 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>>
>>>   On 01/16/2014 10:15, Joe Maloney wrote:
>>>
>>>    I was trying to use the chbranch function of pc-update manager to
>>> change from 10/STABLE to 10.0 RELEASE branch to get the newer packages
>>> without having to reinstall.
>>>
>>>  After running I see that only 9.2 branches are available through the
>>> utility.
>>>
>>> [root at jm-desk-pc] /home/jmaloney/pcbsd/src-sh/pc-updatemanager#
>>> pc-updatemanager branches
>>> Available branches:
>>> * = Current Branch
>>> ----------------------------------
>>> 9.1-RELEASE
>>> 9.2-RELEASE
>>> 9-STABLE
>>>
>>>  So I went and grabbed the latest pcbsd stuff from git and reinstalled
>>> everything in src-sh, then ran pc-extractoverlay desktop, pc-extractoverlay
>>> ports.  Still the same branches and not showing 10 stuff.  Am I missing
>>> something?
>>>
>>>  Joe Maloney
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>>
>>> Did you switch to the "testing" updates? The "live" ones wont go out
>>> until 10.0-RELEASE is really done.
>>>
>>> http://trac.pcbsd.org/wiki/TestingUpdates
>>>
>>>
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