Subject: Re: question about pkg_add binary package installation behavior under
To: None <netbsd-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Joshua W. Biagio <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/15/2006 15:14:37
I waited about 5 minutes... there was no disk or network activity and it
just seemed to hang. Does the pkg_add command eventually exit?
Thanks for your help!
Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 13, 2006 at 10:39:15PM -0800, Joshua W. Biagio wrote:
>> Hello -
>> I am fairly new to NetBSD and I recently tried my hand at installing and
>> configuring a NetBSD 3.0-RELEASE system. I wanted to use the binary
>> packages that have been built for the i386 port and noticed that when I
>> added the packages (say xfce4-18.104.22.168.tgz) with the command: 'pkg_add -v
>> the packages seemed to install correctly but the pkg_add command never
>> seemed to return. The last output printed to the console was 'ftp> close'.
>> I had to hit Ctrl-C to get back to the prompt. This behavior seemed to
>> occur regardless of the package that I tried to install.
> How much time did you wait ? For large package this can take some time.