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Re: pkg/38166: crash in pkg_info
The following reply was made to PR pkg/38166; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland%eecs.harvard.edu@localhost>
Cc: joerg%NetBSD.org@localhost, gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: pkg/38166: crash in pkg_info
Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2008 15:53:34 -0500
On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 02:10:03PM +0000, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > Owing to some assorted lossage I ended up the other day with a
> > package directory in /var/db/pkg that contained nothing but a
> > core file.
> Can you try the attached patch instead? It should apply to pkgsrc as
With that I get
esound-0.2.38 The Enlightened sound daemon
seamonkey-gtk1-1.1.8 Full featured gecko-based browser built with GTK1
pkg_info: cannot read meta data file +COMMENT: No such file or
which is not entirely desirable in the context of the nightly pkg_info
run, since it's going to cause /etc/security's diffing to think that
half the packages on the system have been removed.
(Also it doesn't say which package is broken.)
. o O ( Why do I have esound installed? Maybe that's the problem. )
- David A. Holland / dholland%eecs.harvard.edu@localhost
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