[nycbug-talk] pkg breakage today?

Marc Spitzer mspitzer at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 11:05:30 EST 2013


thanks for this.


On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 3:19 PM, Pete Wright <pete at nomadlogic.org> wrote:

> On 01/02/13 12:05, Isaac (.ike) Levy wrote:
>> On Jan 2, 2013, at 2:25 PM, Pete Wright wrote:
>>  On 1/2/13 10:55 AM, Isaac (.ike) Levy wrote:
>>>> Hi All,
>>>> So I may have chosen a bad day for it, but I've had need to wrap my
>>>> hands around pkg(NG) in FreeBSD 9.1 today.
>>>> Question:
>>>> Is it me, or are the remote pkg servers offline or something?  I've
>>>> been following the handbook docs, and can't 'search' or then 'install'
>>>> anything with it- and I mean anything.
>>> hey .ike - the old school pkg_add repositories are offline due to
>>> break-in on freebsd.org servers last year.
>> Gotcha, I need to read more,
>> http://www.freebsd.org/news/**2012-compromise.html#**update20121229<http://www.freebsd.org/news/2012-compromise.html#update20121229>
>> Sad to say I barely noticed, been prepping a migration from an old
>> bleeding-edge Ubuntu shop, by building a gnarly stack up from sources.  All
>> I've  been using is gcc and dtach (on machines built prior to the advisory
>> dates).
>>  regarding pkgng repo's i've been building 91amd64 repo's on a server and
>>> using that to deploy packages on all my machines/jails etc.  feel free to
>>> use it - and let me know if you'd like anything added:
>>> PACKAGESITE         : http://pkg.nomadlogic.org/**91amd64-default/<http://pkg.nomadlogic.org/91amd64-default/>
>>> things are working as expected on my end with this config:
>>>> pkg search lighted
>>> lighttpd-1.4.32_1              A secure, fast, compliant, and very
>>> flexible Web Server
>> Dude, that's quite sweet of you, I just gnabbed gcc (and related bits)
>> from your box, which should be all I need to get me through the day!
>> And, if this pkg server does not belong to the pete at nomadlogic that I
>> know and love, but instead belongs to some random stranger which hijack my
>> box for it's own fun and profit, well, the box will be nuked soon enough-
>> feel free to fun while it lasts.
> lol no worries, and it is indeed the traitorous pete wright who left nyc
> for lax!
> sounds like you got a lot of fun going on over there there, and i can def.
> empathize - i've just finished rebuilding most of CPAN for
> RHEL5+perl-5.16.2 custom environment - so i'm glad i could help take a bit
> of the frustration out of your day since i've recently been in an equally
> painful situation :)
> -pete
> --
> Pete Wright
> pete at nomadlogic.org
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