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pkg_add hangs

Recent i386 installations show pkg_add hanging at the end of
installing pre-compiled binaries. Ctrl-c'ing out of the hang yields
the message:

pkg_add: can't chdir back to '/var/tmp/instmp.00366e'

The value of PKG_PATH in the environment for all these examples was

This behavior is seen in installs from
(vmware image installed from network)

(vmware image installed from network)

I don't see this on an install from
(vmware image installed from my own build of 4.0)

nor on an older -current build of 4.99.64 from last June.
(my own build of that -current version)

INTERESTINGLY ENOUGH, when pkg_add thus hangs and fails to finish its
operations, it does complete the installs of dependencies for the pkg
named on the pkg_add command line, AND that pkg *is* installed in
workable shape but does not appear in the listing of pkg_info, whereas
the dependencies so installed do!

This is not a mission-critical problem for me, but it is providing a
pebble-in-my-shoe experience. Thoughts, anyone?

Kind regards,

No no no, my fish's name is Eric, Eric the fish. He's an halibut. I am
not a looney! Why should I be tarred with the epithet looney merely
because I have a pet halibut?

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