Subject: Re: FUBARed by overly protective check in pkg_add.....
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/16/1999 23:46:04
On Fri, 16 Apr 1999, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> I have this working almost perfectly now for cases where I install the
> package from pkgsrc (and when a fairly recent and predictable version is
> alreay installed on the system).  Unfortunately pkg_add is one step
> ahead of me and has no equivalent to my NO_CONFLICTS flag and it totally
> refuses to install the new binary package, even if I try to slurp it up
> from stdin.

How about giving the -f(orce) flag to pkg_add? This should ignore any

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>