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Re: pkg/41278: NetBSD mirror system is virtually useless for packages
The following reply was made to PR pkg/41278; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Michal Suchanek <hramrach%centrum.cz@localhost>
To: David Holland <dholland-pbugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Cc: gnats-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost, pkg-manager%netbsd.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: pkg/41278: NetBSD mirror system is virtually useless for packages
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2009 08:59:49 +0200
On 26/04/2009, David Holland <dholland-pbugs%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 10:21:25AM +0200, Michal Suchanek wrote:
> > I got pkg_install-20090326 as a dependency the first time I installed
> > something form pkgsrc but the binaries are only installed in
> > /usr/pkg/sbin, not /usr/sbin so running pkg_add still invokes the
> > ancient pkg_install.
> Fix your $PATH...
No, I have the default path, and it does include /usr/pkg
On the other hand, any package that ships a duplicate of binaries
already present in /usr with the intention to replace them is broken.
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