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Re: pkg/38232: pkgtools/pkg_comp botches testing for adequate pkg_install
The following reply was made to PR pkg/38232; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Robert Elz <kre%munnari.OZ.AU@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/38232: pkgtools/pkg_comp botches testing for adequate
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2008 09:36:10 +0700
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2008 00:05:03 +0000 (UTC)
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost>
| Yes, that's too old.
But it is NetBSD 3.0, which is supposed to be supported by pkgsrc, right?
| Do you get that error message if you try to build a
| package *without* pkg_comp?
Sorry, no idea, I don't actually have a genuine 3.0 system to try on,
and my real systems have much more recent pkgtools installed already
(even the ones with relatively old OS's).
However, if I did have a genuine (untarnished) 3.0 to use, I expect it
would happen just the same way.
The PR on pkg_comp was because it wasn't updating pkgtools the way it was
hoping it would - that is, it specifically anticipates this potential
problem, and attempts to handle it (the way a normal user might by manually
installing pkgtools/pkg_install before doing almost anything else).
That failed, which left the pkg_comp sandbox looking pretty much exactly
like a freshly installed 3.0 would look, after that, it is just doing
"make package" (effectively) of whatever packages need making (whatever
ones I tell it to make - which in this case is whichever ones a script of
mine tells me I have out of date binary packages for, after moving those
out of the way.)
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