Subject: Re: i broke my package system :)
To: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 04/25/1999 23:34:06
>> pkg_create: can't open pkgdb: Inappropriate file type or format
>Hum, just out of curiousity, what does "ident
>/usr/pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_install/Makefile" say on your system?
$NetBSD: Makefile,v 1.19 1999/04/19 20:11:07 tron Exp $
which is what id expect since the -current package told me to install
>Please check if you have a directory /var/db/pkg.
yep. totally. please... :)
>What does "ls -la /var/db/pkg" say?
uh...it tells me i have a dozen packages installed and a 270k pkgdb
>Does a "pkg_admin rebuild" help?
well...it complains about perl, but otherwise yep. thanks!
>Were there any errors when you "make install"ed the pkg_install package?
nope. not a one. not that i recall anyway. that was a few days ago.
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