Subject: Re: pkg_install will not make
To: None <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/13/2003 09:27:28
Matt Wong <> wrote:
> ok, I seem to have gotten it working by doing this:
> 1. fix the /usr/pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_install/Makefile by changing the line
> PREFIX:=                ${PKG_TOOLS_BIN:C|/[^/]?bin$||
> to
> PREFIX:=                ${PKG_TOOLS_BIN}:C|/[^/]?bin$||

This is wrong.  It needs to be

PREFIX:= ${PKG_TOOLS_BIN:C|/[^/]?bin$||}

You can update your files by simply doing

cd /usr/pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_install
cvs update -dP

> 2. make from /usr/pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_install
> 3. cd to /usr/pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_install/work/pkg_install-20030111 and do 
> a "make install" there
> 4. find the resulting binaries in /usr/pkg/sbin and move them to /usr/sbin

Just to 'make clean install' in /usr/pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_install _after_
updating your files.

This one's tricky. You have to use imaginary numbers, like eleventeen...