Subject: Re: bootstrap-pkgsrc tools updated
To: Rob Quinn <>
From: grant beattie <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/16/2003 03:29:06
On Mon, Sep 15, 2003 at 11:54:53AM -0400, Rob Quinn wrote:

> > I've just imported the latest versions of libnbcompat, mtree, pax,
> > pkg_install and tnftp into bootstrap-pkgsrc for your enjoyment.
>  When I install bootstap-pkgsrc on a new machine, most of those components
> don't show up as installed packages.  How am I supposed to know when they get
> out of date?

we should make the appropriate pkgs register themselves as being
installed - there are internal pkgsrc checks for the pkg_install
version, but the others should be registered. I'll look at this.

>  Also, I put bootstrap-pkgsrc on another Solaris8 machine last week and it
> started installing everything as root:root.  My original Solaris8 pkgsrc box
> installs everything as bin:bin.  As far as I can tell, they are both configured
> the same.  They have the same mk.conf.  How do I make the old one use root:root
> like the new one?

I'm not sure - is there any mention of 'root' or 'bin' in
$prefix/share/mk/ ?