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Re: pkg/42518: file-check sometimes does not work and displays ALL files under /usr/pkg als not in the PLIST
The following reply was made to PR pkg/42518; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Bernd Ernesti <netbsd%lists.veego.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/42518: file-check sometimes does not work and displays ALL
files under /usr/pkg als not in the PLIST
Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2009 13:58:44 +0100
On Sat, Dec 26, 2009 at 01:59:57PM +0300, Aleksej Saushev wrote:
> Bernd Ernesti <pr200917%veego.de@localhost> writes:
> > From time to time the file-check fails:
> > ===> Installing for tex-moreverb-2.3
> > => Becoming ``root'' to make su-install-all (/usr/pkg/bin/sudo)
> > => Generating pre-install file lists
> > => Running PRE-INSTALL script actions
> From this I conclude that you're not using staged installation (aka
> therefore file checks won't work reliably. It always was so.
> Perhaps this should be documented clearly.
> It relies on time stamps, thus it breaks when package installs files
> with pax(1) or tar(1) rather than install(1).
And if you looked at the pr you would have noticed that it is not a problem
with the time stamps.
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