Subject: Re: Syntax error: "(" unexpected
To: None <>
From: Phil Pereira <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 01/16/2007 13:28:10
On Mon, Jan 15, 2007 at 08:35:46PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> 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 <>

In my particular case, this also seemed to be the way to resolve it.

Thanks Greg and everyone who replied, it was greatly appreciated.