Subject: bin/27231: pkg_info core dumped
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/12/2004 06:22:29
>Number:         27231
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       pkg_info core dumped
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Oct 12 06:23:01 UTC 2004
>Originator:     Ian Zagorskih
>Release:        NetBSD-current
NetBSD MAKS 2.99.9 NetBSD 2.99.9 (NBSD-PDC) #0: Tue Oct 12 12:46:12 NOVST 2004  ianzag@NBSD1:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/NBSD-PDC i386
If you don't have tar/gzip installed pkg_info core dumps:

$ pkg_info mc
tar: not found
pkg_info: extract of - failed
pkg_info: unpack failed
ftp: Writing `-': Broken pipe

Memory fault (core dumped)
-rw-------  1 root  wheel  278528 Oct 12 13:20 pkg_info.core

Run pkg_info with inaccessible tar/gzip utilites