Subject: Re: Updating pkg_install on NetBSD 4
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 09/23/2007 17:08:14
On Sat, Sep 22, 2007 at 09:43:57PM +0200, Christian Hattemer wrote:
> I went to /usr/pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_install and did a "make update". This 
> used to update the pkgtools in /usr/sbin with the new ones.
> However it installed the new files into /usr/pkg/sbin now, leaving those in 
> /usr/sbin untouched.
> Did I miss something?

No. This behaviour was changed as it created more problems than it

> Due to the default settings for $PATH the old versions in /usr/sbin are 
> still the ones that are picked up.

On the command line or by pkgsrc? pkgsrc itself should pick up the new
version, otherwise you can set PKG_TOOLS_BIN to /usr/pkg/sbin.

I will not support the old replacement installation.