Subject: Re: should pkgsrc or pkg_admin make pkg_dbdir?
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/04/2004 21:47:52
On Wed, 4 Feb 2004, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> If the pkg_dbdir (PKG_DBDIR) is missing, should pkgsrc or pkg_admin (or
> pkg_add) make it as needed?
> ===> Extracting for curl-7.11.0
> pkg_admin: Cannot chdir to /var/db/pkg-usr: No such file or directory
> ...
> then it continued on ...

At least pkg_add should (and probably does) create it.
Dunno what pkg_admin wants to do there... might be good to know that to

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>