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Re: help with IGNORE_URL

On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 05:36:08PM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> First -- why did pkg_admin find the copy in /etc, when 'make' did not?

make calls pkg_admin from pkgsrc if pkg_install is installed.

> Second -- this distinction looks troublesome down the road.  Normally,
> I don't install pkg_install from pkgsrc; presumably, that means that
> the copy in /etc would be checked.  But sometimes, pkgsrc itself is
> updated enough that 'make' fails until I update my package tools -- at
> which point everything is going to look for a different copy.  Or am I
> missing something?

...which is something I can't resolve. You can always make
/usr/pkg/etc/pkg_install.conf a symlink to /etc/pkg_install.conf :)


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