Subject: current sup appears to be broken.
To: NetBSD-cobalt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Alex Pelts <email@example.com>
Date: 12/26/2005 13:16:55
I am not sure where to post this message so I am posting it here.
I upgraded to netbsd-3-0 and was trying to upgrade my pkgsrc so I can
recompile the packages. Here is transcript of my session:
bash-2.05b# sup -fvv -N -o sup.netbsd.org
SUP 8.26 (4.3 BSD) for file sup.netbsd.org at Dec 26 20:44:18
SUP Upgrade of current-pkgsrc at Mon Dec 26 20:44:19 2005
SUP Fileserver 8.13 (4.3 BSD) 17393 on sup.netbsd.org at 20:44:19
SUP Requesting changes since Jan 1 00:00:00 1970
SUP Using compressed file transfer
SUP Would create symbolic link pkgsrc to ../../pkgsrc/current/pkgsrc
SUP Upgrade of current-pkgsrc completed at Dec 26 20:44:20 2005
After reading manual page for sup and examining sup.netbsd.org using my
web browser, I believe the configuration file for sup is broken. The
problem may be caused by line "rsymlink pkgsrc" in
The pkgsrc directory is a symlink so sup is trying to recreate this symlink.
Please forward this email in to apropriate list and if possible fix the
Here is the supfile that I am using. I have been using this file for a
while now and it have not caused me any problems before:
current release=pkgsrc host=sup.netbsd.org hostbase=/ftp/pub \
base=/usr prefix=/usr use-rel-suffix compress delete