Subject: Re: "make package"
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/15/1998 15:34:13
Michael C. Richardson <> wrote:
> ===>  Building package for perl-5.00404
> Creating package /usr/pkgsrc/packages/All/perl-5.00404.tgz
> Registering depends:.
> Creating gzip'd tar ball in '/usr/pkgsrc/packages/All/perl-5.00404.tgz'
> tar: can't add file bin/perl5.00401 : No such file or directory
> tar: can't add file lib/perl5/i386-netbsd/5.00401/CORE/EXTERN.h : No such file 
>   What am I missing? 

Wild guess: an up-to date pkgsrc.
Plus, please tell us on which system you're on, that might help, too.

IF "make package" wanted to add bin/perl5.00401, this would be somewhere
in pkg/PLIST*. As a quick grep didn't find anything, I'm guessing your
perl-package is out of date.

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>