Subject: Re: problems with pkgsrc...
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/08/2002 00:17:27
On Wed, Aug 07, 2002 at 12:08:44PM -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Aug 2002, Chris Cameron wrote:
> > all ===> .WAIT
> > cd: can't cd to /usr/pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_install/work/pkg_install/.WAIT
> I had same problem when trying to use that -current code under 1.5.2. (But
> I was using usr.sbin/pkg_install and not via pkgsrc.)
> I see that several months ago it was converted to use .WAIT.
> I see distname for pkg_install pkgsrc changed too:
> -DISTNAME=              pkg_install-20020402
> +DISTNAME=              pkg_install-20020723
> The -current UPDATING notes says to update share/mk. But that can't be
> right: the pkgsrc needs to work with old.
> Sorry no answer for you though. I have Cc'd this to tech-pkg for
> discussing technical issues of packaging system.

See patch-ab in pkgtools/pkg_install/patches.


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