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Re: 5.0.1 - pkg_add doesn't
On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 02:19:06AM +0200, Leonardo Taccari wrote:
> Hello Ingolf,
> On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 10:22:37PM +0200, Ingolf Steinbach wrote:
> > What's happening here? (nearly(*) fresh NetBSD/i386 5.0.1):
> > [...]
> > Neither is there a hal package installed after pkg_add returns nor
> > does pkg_add emit any indication of an error or any "verbose" output
> > (besides the warning wrt 5.0/5.0.1 which I understand and which is
> > *not* the topic). pkg_add just returns after considerable(!) amount of
> > time -- apparently without doing anything.
> > (*) besides: three other packages installed correctly: tcsh, screen, and
> > dbus.
> I can confirm this problem with NetBSD 5.0.1 on a i386 machine: i wait a
> lot of time - several minutes - and then nothing is installed.
> I have this problem only with packages with various dependencies and I
> can also confirm that this problem does *not* occur with a local
> PKG_PATH (e.g. /usr/pkgsrc/packages)
This one is a bug in libfetch. using a http PKG_PATH instead of
ftp will fix it. libfetch hangs searching for dependancies, and
eventually times out.
pkg_add not emmiting any error message when libfetch times out it
certainly another bug.
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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