Subject: Re: Syntax error: "(" unexpected
To: Phil Pereira <>
From: Greg Troxel <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 01/15/2007 20:35:46
  # cd /usr/pkgsrc/www/apache
  # make
  => Required installed package digest>=20010302: digest-20060826 found
  Syntax error: "(" unexpected

This happened to me and I was totally baffled.  I built/installed
pkgtools/pkg_install and then things worked.  So I suspect that
something is wrong in the code after it decides that pkgtools are old
but before it invokes 'make install' for the tools.

    Greg Troxel <>