portmaster asking if switch to new pkg format- is it needed

Edward M edwardmartinez at openmailbox.org
Fri May 16 00:08:37 PDT 2014

On 5/15/2014 11:44 PM, John Marino wrote:
> On 5/16/2014 06:54, Edward M wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I just installed portmaster from dports and once the installation ended
>> i'm presented
>> with this message:
>>         Enable PKGNG as your package format:
>>            # echo 'WITH_PKGNG=yes" >> /etc/make.conf
>>        Then convert your /var/db/pkg database to the new pkg format:
>> my question is  DragonFly is already using pkgng and was wondering if is
>> safe or needed to
>> execute the above instructions- afraid of breaking stuff?
> ignore this.  DF never used the old format.
        Thank you for the  reply.
         I'm still learning the new dports system and was worry of 
breaking stuff.

        thanks again.

        Best regards

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