zeroconf-ioslave conflicts with kdnssd, pkg

John Marino dragonflybsd at
Sat Apr 26 02:44:16 PDT 2014

On 4/26/2014 11:37, John Marino wrote:
> On 4/26/2014 10:56, Zachary Crownover wrote:
>> Another case of a package conflict that pkgng is incapable of resolving
>> related to updates of KDE packages. Again, the necessary actions is to
>> take the confliting packages and sudo pkg delete -f packagename,
>> followed by pkg upgrade, again. What's preventing pkgng from
>> intelligence on this matter and a sense of dependency/conflict
>> resolution? Is this something that aims to be addressed by next release?
> I already said a new solver is coming with pkgng 1.3 (the next release).
>  That remains true.
> I don't know which package you are referring to, but if it really did
> require something like that, there would have been an entry in UPDATING
> -- one that doesn't require that but reassigns origins, etc.
> Did you look for an UPDATING entry?

Ok, this is a perfect example of why not to put critical information
only in the subject title.

See updating:

> 20140403:
>   AFFECTS: users of net/kdnssd
>   AUTHOR: kde at
>   KDE SC ports have been updated to 4.12.4. kdnssd package has been renamed
>   to match upstream naming. pkgng users need to update package origin
>   manually:
>   # pkg set -o net/kdnssd:net/zeroconf-ioslave

Did you see this updating entry?


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