Subject: Re: i broke my package system :)
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/25/1999 23:43:12
>> >> pkg_create: can't open pkgdb: Inappropriate file type or format
>What does "file /var/db/pkg/pkgdb.byfile.db" say?

# file /var/db/pkg/pkgdb.byfile.db
/var/db/pkg/pkgdb.byfile.db: ASCII text

but i think that's just an artifact of the fact that the first two
characters are "b" and "1".

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