install git from dports failed

Justin Sherrill justin at
Fri Nov 8 18:01:50 PST 2013

On Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 3:59 AM, Andrey Oktyabrskiy <ano at> wrote:

> On 07.11.2013 12:34, John Marino wrote:
>> It must have helped because 1.1.4_1 can not support the latest dports.
>> In fact, any port you built is probably invalid.
> Why it does not upgraded by make upgrade?

Packaging has always been kept separate - that's not really a reason, but
more of a habit.  Pkg tools also never used to need to be upgraded.

> P.S. Theoretical question. Why dports can't coexist with pkgsrc?

They both write to /var/db/pkg, and frankly, you'd end up with a nightmare
of doubly-installed packages, since neither one would know of the other's
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